TRAFFIC ALERT: I-5 at 38th backed up in both directions due to rollover

OlympianMay 27, 2014 

Update, 1:05 p.m.: All lanes are back open in both directions on Interstate 5 at 38th, but long delays persist.

 

Update, 11:40:  Two lanes of NB I-5 near 38th in Tacoma have reopened. Left lane remains blocked.One lane of SB I-5 remains open.

Traffic on Interstate 5 in Tacoma is backed up in both directions from 38th Street due to a crash.

 

A pickup truck flipped and debris from the crash has disabled other vehicles, according to State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill.

 

Multiple tow trucks have responded. Four people have been transported to the hospital.

The crash was reported about 10:50 a.m. and as of 11:25 a.m. traffic was still backed up for miles, according to multiple reports.

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