FEDERAL WAY — A multi-vehicle crash closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at State Route 18 for about an hour Friday evening.
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the crash closed all lanes around of I-5 around 6:00 p.m. as a Life Flight helicopter landed on the highway.
The HOV lane reopened at 6:35 p.m., and other lanes reopened shortly after that.
At least one serious injury was reported in the crash.
The length of back-up was not immediately reported, but officials encouraged alternative routes.
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