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Accident causes backups on southbound I-5 in Everett

  • Washington State Patrol troopers and Everett firefighters responded to collision between a car and a truck on southbound I-5 on the exit to Highway 52...

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

    Washington State Patrol troopers and Everett firefighters responded to collision between a car and a truck on southbound I-5 on the exit to Highway 526 this morning. The truck was carrying welding equipment. The acetylene tank began leaking gas at the scene. The tank valve was closed and removed from the truck by firefighters.

  • A state trooper investigates the scene.

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

    A state trooper investigates the scene.

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  • Washington State Patrol troopers and Everett firefighters responded to collision between a car and a truck on southbound I-5 on the exit to Highway 52...

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

    Washington State Patrol troopers and Everett firefighters responded to collision between a car and a truck on southbound I-5 on the exit to Highway 526 this morning. The truck was carrying welding equipment. The acetylene tank began leaking gas at the scene. The tank valve was closed and removed from the truck by firefighters.

  • A state trooper investigates the scene.

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

    A state trooper investigates the scene.

EVERETT — No one was seriously injured in a rollover collision that backed up traffic on southbound I-5 for hours Tuesday morning.
The crash was reported about 9:45 a.m., said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol.
A smaller vehicle apparently cut off a 16,000-pound converted bread truck, he said.
The truck flipped over and leaked a small amount of chemicals. Local hazardous material teams responded to help with cleanup.
Exits to Highways 526 and 527 were blocked for some time, according to transportation officials.
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