Stuck in traffic? Here’s what slowed northbound I-5 traffic through Bellingham

Emergency response crews responded to an accident Monday afternoon, Oct. 21, that blocked northbound Interstate 5 between the Iowa and Sunset exits for 20 minutes.

Bellingham Fire Department crews were called to the report of a traffic collision at 2 p.m. Monday, according to the PulsePoint app.

The Washington State Department of Transportation tweeted at approximately 2:15 p.m. that the crash was blocking the right lane of northbound traffic.

WSDOT traffic cameras showed traffic was backed up beyond the Lakeway exit before it cleared.

David Rasbach joined The Bellingham Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news. He has been an editor and writer in several western states since 1994.