THURSTON COUNTY, WA — A rollover crash involving a flatbed trailer was reported Thursday afternoon on Interstate 5 near southwest Olympia, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The accident happened on the northbound lanes at Maytown Road Southwest, or State Route 121. It was first reported by Trooper Robert Reyer at 1:31 p.m.
While the cause of the crash was not immediately clear, authorities said a pickup truck was towing a flatbed trailer with an empty cargo container when it rolled onto its side.
No injuries were reported in the event, but the two right lanes were blocked, leaving only the left lane open to traffic. Motorists were advised of delays impacting the area.
Flatbed trailer with empty cargo container rolled onto its side while being pulled by pickup truck. Luckily, no injuries!
2 right lanes blocked 🚧 Left lane open. Expect delays! pic.twitter.com/9vMMzm87vr
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) April 20, 2023
By 2:07 p.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway and all lanes were reopened to traffic.
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