Semi crash closes WB I-90 at Ellensburg

Semi crash closes WB I-90 at Ellensburg

All lanes of westbound Interstate 90 are closed at Ellensburg after a semi-truck crashed near Cle Elum.

The crash happened shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore said it was snowing hard at the time of the injury crash and that multiple sections of the guardrail were damaged.

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The State Patrol, state DOT and tow trucks are working to clear the crashed semi and its load from the road.

The estimated time to open the westbound lanes is 1 p.m.

The alternate westbound route is US-97 to SR-970.