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Semi-Truck Hits Tow Truck, Shutting Down I-5 in Bellingham

In the early morning of Tuesday, a semi-truck and tow truck collided just north of West Bakerview Road in Bellingham, resulting in injuries and the closure of all lanes of the northbound I-5. First reported by WSDOT North (with video), the crash resulted in traffic being diverted to Bakerview Road. Kiro7 News reported that Trooper Kelsey Harding confirmed the nature of the crash and that it did result in injuries to at least one individual.

By 5:11am, the accident had been cleared and the lanes of I-5 reopened.

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Personal injury cases from a semi-truck injury can be complex, and it is important that you understand the variety of different liability and insurance coverage issues that may apply to your case. If you think that someone was at fault in causing a collision that you, a family member, or a friend were involved in, you should have the facts of your claim reviewed by a lawyer as soon as possible. 

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