WSP troopers had received multiple reports of a car traveling southbound in the northbound lanes and were heading to the area when the crash occurred.
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The backup in the northbound lanes extended nearly 4 miles.
1 person was transported by ambulance to St Joseph Medical Center.
The approximately 1-mile-long lane closure will enable WSDOT workers to repair damaged guardrails and remove low-hanging trees in the area.
Motorists encountered what were described as "deceptively icy" roads.
"Drivers need to be prepared for icy conditions even on main roads like SR 20 & I-5."
"We are experiencing freezing rain across all of Whatcom County. Please stay in if you can and if you are out, slow down."
1 person was pronounced dead after leaving their crashed vehicle and being struck by another vehicle.
Law enforcement reported the incident had been safely resolved and all lanes of I-5 were reopened at 2:20pm.