PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One person was injured and traffic was at a standstill in southern Washington Monday morning after two separate collisions near Ridgefield.
Emergency crews first responded to a crash in the northbound lanes of the I-5 bridge that crosses the Lewis River. The Collision involved a pickup truck and travel trailer that collided with another tractor trailer, bringing traffic to a halt.
No injuries were reported, officials said.
The subsequent collision involved two tractor trailers, with one truck spilling a load of pallets, igniting a small fire by the roadway. It quickly spread to both vehicles. One of the drivers was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, officials said.
Crews quickly controlled by fire crews with the majority of damage being contained to one vehicle, officials said in a release Monday.
Both crashes remain under investighation.