A semi-truck has rolled and crashed, blocking all northbound lanes of State Route 167, north of Ellingson Road, near Auburn.
The collision occurred just after 1 p.m.
The VFRA and @southkingfire are on scene of a semi accident on NB 167 in Algona. Four patients were treated with non-life threatening injuries. All lanes are blocked with traffic being diverted to the Ellingson exit. Crews are working on clearing the scene. pic.twitter.com/TGdhL0GtNL— Valley Regional Fire (@ValleyFire) March 17, 2023
According to Washington State Department of Transportation video from the scene, the trailer and cab are exactly perpendicular to the road, blocking all traffic traveling northbound.
Driver of the semi has been placed into custody for suspicion of DUI https://t.co/bpzevNB5Ie— Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) March 17, 2023
Drivers should expect long delays in the area.
The VRFA and @Southkingfire are on scene treating patients. Please avoid the area. https://t.co/kIxzeRgXXf— Valley Regional Fire (@ValleyFire) March 17, 2023
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