Video/News: Semi crashes on I-5, catches fire near Winlock, Wash.

A semi truck crashed and caught fire Tuesday night while driving through the snow on northbound Interstate 5 near the SR-505 interchange. The fire is impacting both directions of I-5 near milepost 63, which is near the town of Winlock, Washington State Dept. of Transportation said. Washington State Patrol says the semi-truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash. The driver lost control in the snow and struck the median jersey barrier. The semi-truck came to rest in the median and caught fire, Washington State Patrol said. Investigators say he was driving too fast for the conditions. The driver was injured. A viewer video shows the semi truck over the center barrier, engulfed in flames.

A semi truck crashed on I-5 near Winlock, Wash. and burst into flames. We’re still waiting to hear if anyone was hurt in the crash. More info: k2ne.ws/2sJMjgg

Posted by KATU News on Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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