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Truck tangled in wires blocks Guide Meridian at Pole Road

LYNDEN, Wash. — Washington State Patrol was dispatched about 3:45pm to a roundabout at the intersection of Guide Meridian and Pole Road due to a report of a stalled semi-truck and trailer.

According to radio transmissions at the time, the truck had become tangled in wires.

According to traffic camera images, at least 1 lane of northbound traffic was blocked. According to traffic flow maps, a 1-mile traffic backup had formed.

Approximate location of the disabled truck.

It was reported at 4:10pm that the roundabout was cleared of the disabled truck and both lanes had been reopened.

Readers are encouraged to stay up to date on local driving conditions via the Whatcom News Traffic page.

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