- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 14, 2015

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Think your rush-hour commute stinks? Consider the plight of Tuesday afternoon drivers on Interstate 5 near Bellingham, Washington, when a truck hauling portable toilets crashed in the southbound lanes.

No, the tanks were not empty.

KOMO-TV of Seattle reports (https://is.gd/8bEQ7q ) that the two-vehicle crash blocked two freeway lanes for about an hour while crews cleared the wreckage and a hazardous materials team cleaned up about 20 gallons of spilled - material.

At its worst, the backup extended five miles.

State Patrol Trooper Mark Francis says there were only minor injuries.



___

Information from: KOMO-TV, https://www.komotv.com/

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide