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UPDATED: Accident involving truck causing problems on I-5 near Tacoma Dome

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Dec. 31, 2008 at 1:54 pm with No Comments »
December 31, 2008 1:54 pm

A truck with a spilled load is causing problems on northbound Interstate 5 at the City Center exit in Tacoma.


The incident just occurred, according to the state Department of Transportation Web site.


Traffic is blocked and stopped.


UPDATE: This is a roll-over crash on the ramp from northbound I-5 to I-705, the state Department of Transportation reported at 1:50 p.m.


The crash is blocking.



UPDATE 2:
State Patrol troopers, a tow truck and transportation officials are on the scene.



UPDATE 3:
Reader Brian Spiegel of Olympia sent us some photographs of the spilled load.


Here are two of them. Thanks, Brian.



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