Wreck near Tacoma Dome causes southbound I-5 backups into Federal Way

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A wreck on southbound Interstate 5 near the Tacoma Dome caused traffic backups into Federal Way Thursday.

The crash happened about 1:30 p.m.

Traffic cameras showed a semitrailer stretched across several lanes.

It had been cleared to the shoulder of the freeway about 15 minutes later, as backups kept growing.

Alexis Krell: 253-597-8268, @amkrell