Emergency crews are at the site and blocking eastbound traffic in one lane. (Patrick Penner photo.)

UPDATE: Highway 1 accident leaves commercial truck in ditch

Truck was headed east and accident occurred just beyond Whatcom Road overpass

An accident on Highway 1 has left a commercial truck in a ditch off the road.

The truck was headed east and the accident occurred just past the Whatcom Road overpass.

Emergency scanners initially reported a roll-over accident and smoke coming from the engine but the truck was sitting upright and no smoke was visible when The News arrived on scene.

Emergency crews are at the site and blocking eastbound traffic in the left lane.

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