Trailer Separates From Semi On I-5 In Everett

February 23, 2018

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You can see the truck in the foreground and the trailer full of scrap metal on I-5. Photo credit: WSP Twitter

A trailer full of scrap metal came uncoupled from the semi hauling it on southbound I-5 in front of the Everett Mall this morning leading to traffic troubles in Everett. It happened about 9:30 AM and only one lane of southbound traffic was getting by past the scene. Traffic on I-5 backed up solid to 41st street. Broadway, Colby and Evergreen Way all filled up with cars trying to avoid the freeway. The rig was cleared from I-5 around 11 AM but it took another 30 minutes for the backup to diminish.

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