An overturned semi spilled human waste all over the roadway on the southbound Interstate 5 offramp to Highway 2.
After an hours-long closure, the roadway reopened around 7:00 p.m.
Only a minor injury has been reported from the rollover that happened after noon. After nearly five hours, the highway was partially cleared, but the spillage made the road slick.
1 semi minor injury crash blocking SB I5 offramp to Hwy2. 1 of 2 trailers rolled losing human waste😯. ETA 2 hrs. pic.twitter.com/UUtJkCMnty— Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) April 13, 2016
Another pic of the semi blocking SB I5 offramp to Hwy2. Detour in place. pic.twitter.com/UTpCMbay0f— Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) April 13, 2016
A detour was in place while cleanup was underway.
A Department of of Ecology spokesman says the "human waste" is processed, disinfected, dry solid material from wastewater treatment.
Mercifully I'm not at the rollover scene on I5 at Hwy 2; however, they tell me the odor is only "slight".— Sgt. Mark Francis (@wspd7pio) April 13, 2016
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