UPDATE AT 1:05 P.M.: The State Patrol now says the person who jumped from the overpass is a woman. We’ve updated the original post to reflect that.
UPDATE AT 12:45 P.M.: A jacknifed semi-truck has been moved to the side of the freeway and northbound traffic is moving again, the State Patrol reports.
ORIGINAL POST: The State Patrol says a woman jumped off the 54th Avenue East overpass onto northbound Interstate 5 in Fife. The person’s condition is not known, but traffic accidents are being reported.
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The State Patrol says traffic could be backed up for some time.
The State Patrol said the woman was conscious and will be transported to a local hospital. The extent of her injuries were not immediately known. The State Patrol is also trying to confirm reports that the man jumped from the overpass.