Troopers say one person was seriously injured in crash that closed I-5 south

One person was seriously injured and airlifted in a crash on I-5 south near Chehalis on Feb. 6, 2018. Photo courtesy Trooper Will Finn

CHEHALIS, Wash. – A serious crash on Interstate 5 at La Bree Road in Chehalis caused serious issues for drivers Tuesday morning, Washington State Patrol said.

Troopers say the crash occurred at 4:15 a.m. and at least one person was airlifted to a hospital with serious injuries.

The crash blocked all lanes of I-5 southbound.

Washington State Patrol said two semi-trucks and a pickup truck were involved in the crash. They say the pickup truck rolled and then caught fire.

They said the crash would require an extended period of time for clean-up and driver should expect delays.

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