Train dangles over I-5 after derailing south of Tacoma
Donate to the Q13 FOX Cares and Les Schwab Holiday Toy Drive

7- to 10-car crash on I-5 makes morning commute a nightmare

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

accidentSEATTLE – Traffic is moving again on northbound I-5 after all lanes were closed for about an hour Friday morning after a multi-vehicle car accident near Boeing Field.

The accident happened around 6:45 am and involved between seven to ten cars, including one that reportedly rolled over onto an embankment.

The passenger in that car, a 25-year old male, was unresponsive and had to be extricated from the car.  He’s been transported to Harborview in critical condition.

Authorities are reporting an additional nine patients as well who have less severe injuries.

Traffic officials recommend drivers take alternate routes this morning.  The accident is also affected several Sound Transit bus routes.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

  • Voter

    The local population has gone up and there are more cars on the road at peak hours. People are driving too fast, playing with their phones and not keeping a safe distance between vehicles. It's not a race track you fools.