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December 26, 2014 at 5:25 PM

6-car crash blocks southbound I-5 near Federal Way

Update at 7 p.m.: All lanes are now open on southbound I-5 near Federal Way, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

The Washington State Patrol said the collision may have been caused by a bed liner in the road.

Update at 5:45 p.m.: The traffic backup on southbound I-5 near Federal Way is three miles, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

Drivers should take Highway 99 as an alternate route, the transportation department said.

Original post: Firefighters are responding to a six-car collision on southbound Interstate 5 near Federal Way.

At least one person is being extricated from a vehicle after the 5 p.m. crash at Enchanted Parkway South, according to South King Fire. Most injuries appear to be minor, the Washington State Patrol said.

The collision blocks the four right lanes and partially blocks the onramp from westbound Highway 18, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Drivers through Federal Way are advised to take the South 320th Street exit and turn right, then turn left to head south on Highway 99 and return to I-5 at Fife.

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