Accident temporarily shuts down I-5 near Lakeway


A multi-car accident temporarily shut down the northbound portion of Interstate 5 near the Lakeway Drive exit in Bellingham Monday evening.

The accident happened around 4:45 p.m., blocking both northbound lanes. Both lanes reopened at 5 p.m. and there were no reported injuries, according to initial police scanner report.

Traffic continued to be heavy in that area during the commute, according to Washington State Department of Transportation cameras.