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Crash creates backup on southbound I-5 at Lakeway

The image from a WSDOT webcam shows the backup on Interstate 5 through Bellingham on Tuesday morning, Oct. 7.
The image from a WSDOT webcam shows the backup on Interstate 5 through Bellingham on Tuesday morning, Oct. 7. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

State troopers have cleared a collision on Interstate 5 that blocked southbound lanes at the Lakeway Drive exit, but a long backup is still slowing traffic through Bellingham.

The accident happened at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, according to Washington State Patrol, and took more than an hour to clear.

No further details about the crash were immediately available.

This story will be updated.

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