- Associated Press - Monday, February 27, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) - The Latest on a tanker truck carrying propane that rolled over on a major Seattle high (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

Major Seattle highways are back open after a tanker truck carrying propane rolled over, injuring the driver and causing major traffic woes.

The Washington State Patrol said just after 6 p.m. Monday that Interstate 5 through downtown and Interstate 90 at the stadiums had reopened.

The roads were closed for about eight hours as authorities worked to transfer fuel from the rolled truck to an empty tanker and then move them off the interstate.

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4:30 p.m.

A tanker truck carrying propane rolled over on a major Seattle highway, causing traffic headaches and concerns about a hazardous materials spill.

The Seattle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2l5sewP) the semi-truck rolled on a southbound lane that feeds into Interstate 5 just after 10 a.m. Monday. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.

Officials closed the freeway between Interstate 90 and the West Seattle bridge. They also closed I-90 at the stadiums.

A Seattle Fire Department hazardous materials team was overseeing the transfer of fuel from the rolled truck to another tanker truck Monday afternoon.

Images taken from King TV’s helicopter showed the white tanker truck on its side and several other damaged vehicles.

In another incident, a rolled-over logging truck blocked westbound I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass.

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This story corrects the word butane to propane in the first sentence per information from the Washington State Patrol.

3:10 p.m.

A tanker truck carrying butane rolled over on a major Seattle highway, causing traffic headaches and concerns about a hazardous materials spill.

The Seattle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2l5sewP) that the semi-truck rolled on a southbound lane that feeds into Interstate 5 just after 10 a.m. Monday.

Officials closed the freeway between Interstate 90 and the West Seattle bridge. They also closed I-90 at the stadiums.

A Seattle Fire Department hazardous materials team was on the scene and investigating. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries.

Images taken from King TV’s helicopter show the white tanker truck on its side and several other damaged vehicles.

In another incident, a rolled-over logging truck blocked westbound I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, https://www.seattletimes.com

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