Semi-truck folds car in a crash on I-5 over Skagit River


Semi-truck rests on folded car after crash on I-5 over Skagit River (Courtesy: State Trooper Rocky Oliphant, Twitter).

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A car folded in half after a semi-truck hit it from behind on Interstate 5 over Skagit River Tuesday morning.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Rocky Oliphant said in a tweet the semi-truck was resting on top of the car which was folded in half.

SLIDESHOW: Car folded in half after being struck by semi

Oliphant tweeted the driver had minor injuries, despite an earlier report of a serious injury collision.

“There’s really not a word to describe this collision,” said Oliphant. “In my 14-year career, I have never seen anything like it.”

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