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Police: Semi falls from I-5 onto street below in Lakewood

Credit: Trooper Guy Gill

Troopers are investigating after a semi-truck fell from Interstate 5 to the street below in Lakewood on Thursday evening.

Lakewood police said semi was traveling on northbound I-5 and fell onto 96th Street.

According to troopers, the driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

The driver was injured and no other vehicles were involved.

The semi lost its load, which troopers said it was carrying food products.

Police said 96th Street was closed between Front and Hosmer streets.

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