A truck driver fell asleep and crashed on Interstate 5 causing a traffic backup Friday morning near Kelso, according to police.
Emergency crews responded to the scene three miles north of Kelso at 6:52 a.m.
Washington State Patrol reported 24-year-old Oleg A. Baran of Covington, Washington was driving a 2013 Freightliner with a box trailer south when he fell asleep.
Troopers said Baran then overcorrected and rolled the truck, blocking all three southbound lanes of I-5.
The highway was blocked for hours before fully reopening by around 11 a.m.
Baran was cited on the charge of second-degree negligent driving. Washington State Patrol reported he was not injured in the crash.
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