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‘Serious injury collision’ blocks I-5 near Bellingham

Bellingham I-5 collision

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — I-5 was fully blocked in both directions near Bellingham south of Sunset Drive for what state patrol is describing as a “serious injury collision.”

According to Washington State Trooper Kelsey Harding, the incident involved a car and a motorcycle.

Initially, northbound traffic was being diverted to Iowa Street, while southbound drivers were diverted to Sunset Drive.

Just before 1:30 p.m., all but one lane of northbound I-5 were getting through. All lanes in both directions were fully reopened around 3 p.m.