State Patrol: Jackknifed semi blocks I-5 in Everett
EVERETT, Wash. - A semi truck jackknifed on Interstate 5 southbound n Everett on Friday afternoon, snarling traffic just ahead of the commute, the Washington State Patrol reports.
Troopers responded to the scene, between Broadway and Everett Mall Way, at about 1:30 p.m. after receiving reports of an accident involving a semi rig.
A jackknifed semi believed to carrying a double trailer load of cement was found blocking the three center lanes. Four lanes were blocked, the State Patrol reports.
The incident was cleared about 3:30 p.m,, but a backup remained.
The circumstances leading up to the crash are under investigation.
No injuries were immediately reported.
This is a developing news story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.