Semi loses massive load of lumber across Washington highway

A semi hauling a load of lumber tipped on a Washington highway, blocking the road for hours on Wednesday evening.

The accident happened around 4 p.m. on Highway 17 south of Bridgeport and the highway wasn’t fully reopened until just before 9 p.m.

The highway about 17 miles south of Bridgeport was fully blocked, then opened to one lane of traffic only.

Nobody was injured in the rollover.

The cause of the rollover is being investigated by the Washington State Patrol.