I-5 reopens after semi-truck crash closes busy stretch ahead of morning commute

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UPDATE: All lanes reopened on I-5 at about 6 a.m. Thursday. 

TACOMA, Wash. -- Washington State Troopers say a semi-truck collision on I-5 is blocking lanes in both directions in the area of SR-16.

They say a semi traveling southbound lost control on the wet roadway and struck the concrete barrier. Troopers say the left lane is blocked southbound and the left two lanes are blocked northbound.

They say there is no estimated time of full clean up.

As of 5 a.m. Thursday, all traffic was being diverted at Exit 132, and troopers said there was a fuel spill to clean up.


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