I-5 southbound was blocked near Martin Way East after a crash. Drivers were urged to reschedule or delay trips through the area.
Four people were injured and drivers faced delays on Interstate 5 near Lacey on Wednesday after a crash involving four large trucks blocked all southbound lanes in the area. All lanes reopened at about 8:15 p.m.
The crash happened at about 2:40 p.m. at milepost 109 near Martin Way East, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Three semi trucks and one box truck were involved, according to the State Patrol.
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One semi driver suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries after being trapped inside his truck, said Lacey Fire Battalion Chief Steve Crimmins. Another semi driver, the box-truck driver, and a passenger in the box truck suffered minor injuries, Crimmins said. All four were transported to St. Peter Hospital in Olympia.
Washington State Patrol video from the scene showed a pileup of the four trucks. The driver of the semi truck in front of the wreck was not injured, Crimmins said. Investigators are still determining the cause of the collision.