KING COUNTY, WA — Emergency crews responded to a crash Wednesday morning that blocked the right center lane on Interstate 5 in south Federal Way, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
WSOT first reported the wreck on the northbound lanes, just south of Exit 142A to State Route 18, at 8:20 a.m.
Officials have not elaborated on the circumstances, but traffic footage captured at the scene suggests a semi-truck was involved.
It was not immediately clear whether anyone was seriously injured, but commuters were told to expect delays in the area.
We’ve got a collision here on northbound I-5 just south of the SR 18 interchange in #FederalWay. Looks like a truck is involved. The right center lane is blocked at this time.
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) March 15, 2023
By 8:42 a.m., crews had cleared the accident to the right shoulder, and all travel lanes were reopened. A substantial emergency response remained.
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