Semi crash spills powdered milk on Washington state highway

Ben Hooper

Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Traffic on a busy Washington state highway was brought to a standstill when a crashed semi truck spilled its load of powdered milk across the roadway.

The Washington State Patrol said the semi truck driver lost control when the vehicle was cut off by a Ford F-150 Wednesday on Interstate 5 in Maytown.


The semi truck crashed through a center barrier and into the southbound lanes of the highway, striking a FedEx truck in the process. The semi spilled its load of powdered milk across the road, causing all lanes to be blocked.

The highway was closed for several hours and the WSP said some lanes were reopened about 6 p.m.

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