FERNDALE, Wash. — First responders were dispatched about 5:15pm, Monday, October 3rd, to the northbound lanes of I-5 at the Nooksack River bride north of the Main Street interchange due to a report of a rollover crash.
Initial reports from the scene were that multiple cars were involved and both lanes were blocked. As of 5:25pm, efforts were being made to open a path for traffic.
As of 5:40pm, the traffic backup extended south about 3 miles to the Slater Road interchange. As of 6pm, the traffic backup extended south about 4 miles almost to the W Bakerview Road interchange.
Both lanes were reopened about 6:35pm. By that time, the traffic backup extended south about 5 miles to the W Bakerview Road interchange.
According to the EMS dispatch log service, PulsePoint, at least 1 person was transported by ambulance from the scene to PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center.
This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.
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