OLYMPIA, WA — A jackknifed semi-truck blocked the road and delayed traffic Friday evening on state Route 101 southbound in Olympia, according to Trooper Robert Reyer with Washington State Patrol.
🚨Jackknifed semi in the right ditch on south SR-101 at Mud Bay Rd in @cityofolympia. Trailer loaded with 30,000 lbs of #seafood 🦞 🍤 🦑 Trailer axle assembly blocking right lane. Luckily, no injuries 👍 Expect #delays. Cleanup will take some time! #TrafficAlert @ThurstonCounty pic.twitter.com/2DTvLVgIJp
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) June 26, 2021
The incident occurred on a stretch of SR-101 southbound near Mud Bay Road, where the semi was found in the right ditch. Trooper Reyer reported the crash at 8:38 p.m.
The truck’s trailer was said to be loaded with 30,000 pounds of seafood.
A long clean-up time was estimated, as authorities worked to clear the triple axle assembly blocking the right lane.
No injuries were reported in the crash.
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