07/18/2015 02:53 EDT | Updated 07/18/2016 05:59 EDT

I-5 closed near Mt. Vernon in Washington after massive pile-up

Washington State's Department of Transportation has closed the Interstate 5 highway in both directions near Mt. Vernon after a massive pile-up of vehicles.

There is no word on when the highway will re-open or what caused the accident.

More to come.