UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: All travel lanes are now open to traffic.
A traffic accident has shutdown the two far left lanes of northbound Interstate 5 at South 56th Street in Tacoma Saturday afternoon.
The accident at about 3:20 p.m. has left damaged vehicles and emergency vehicles blocking the two left lanes and the right shoulder. Traffic is using the two right lanes to get by the wreck.
Traffic is currently backed up to South 74th Street.