2 hospitalized after fuel tanker rolls over on I-5 in Lacey

(Washington State Patrol Trooper Robert Reyer)

Two people were extracted from a rollover crash and taken to the hospital after a rollover crash on I-5 in Lacey on Monday morning. 

Lacey fire crews responded to a report crash in the southbound lanes of I-5 at Carpenter Road Northeast at about 6:30 a.m.

According to Washington State Patrol trooper Robert Reyer, two people were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

Officials said the crash involved a double tanker semi-truck that was carrying gasoline.

The Department of Ecology has responded to the scene. 

The cause of the crash is unknown and under investigation. Traffic was blocked and backed up for 11 hours.