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Rollover crash ties up traffic on I-5 in Everett

  • Everett firefighters inspect an overturned truck on southbound I-5 Tuesday morning. No one was seriously injured in the rollover collision that backed...

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

    Everett firefighters inspect an overturned truck on southbound I-5 Tuesday morning. No one was seriously injured in the rollover collision that backed up traffic for hours. 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.

  • Washington State Patrol and the Everett Fire Department responded to a car and box truck accident on southbound I-5 on the exit to Highway 526 Tuesday...

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

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

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  • Everett firefighters inspect an overturned truck on southbound I-5 Tuesday morning. No one was seriously injured in the rollover collision that backed...

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

    Everett firefighters inspect an overturned truck on southbound I-5 Tuesday morning. No one was seriously injured in the rollover collision that backed up traffic for hours. 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.

  • Washington State Patrol and the Everett Fire Department responded to a car and box truck accident on southbound I-5 on the exit to Highway 526 Tuesday...

    Michael O'Leary / The Herald

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

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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