A collision has shut down a major intersection in Puyallup, police said, causing major backups.
At least one vehicle struck a traffic light on the eastbound off-ramp of South Meridian and state Route 512about 8 a.m. The light is now hanging by wires.
Crews are at the scene fixing the light.
Officers are encouraging drivers to use other routes.
UPDATE as of 9:14 a.m.: One lane of southbound Meridian is open but the eastbound SR 512 off-ramp remains closed. The traffic light is still out.