Bellingham, WA – Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-5 near Meridian St Causes Injuries
Bellingham, WA (Jan 8, 2024) – Emergency responders rushed to the southbound lanes of I-5 between the Meridian Street and Sunset Drive interchanges around 4:15 p.m. on Monday, January 8th, following reports of a severe collision involving a semi-truck and trailer. The incident, confirmed by Washington State Patrol Trooper Kelsey Harding, revealed a jackknifed semi-truck blocking all lanes with substantial damage, and three other vehicles were also affected. The trailer, reportedly fully loaded, added to the complexity of the situation. Though specific details about the crash are currently limited, initial radio transmissions from the scene indicated that multiple individuals were injured, necessitating their prompt transport to the hospital for treatment and care. As of now, the names of the victims remain undisclosed.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families, and we hope for a swift recovery.