SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA — A vehicle accident Wednesday morning partially blocked an Interstate 5 exit ramp, creating delays in east Lynnwood, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
The wreck occurred on the offramp from I-5 southbound to State Route 524, or 196th Street Southwest. It was first reported by WSDOT at around 8:40 a.m.
Authorities have not revealed the cause of the crash or the number of vehicles involved, but the right lane of the ramp was closed, causing a traffic stall.
Footage captured at the site shows multiple emergency vehicles responding to the event. Motorists were urged to reduce speed and expect delays in the area.
By 9:24 a.m., more than 40 minutes after the initial report, crews had cleared the scene and the entire ramp was reported reopened to traffic.
Here’s a look at the collision blocking the right lane on the southbound I-5 off-ramp/exit to SR 524/196th Street Southwest in #Lynnwood.
Emergency crews are on scene. Please take it slow through here and expect delays! pic.twitter.com/FUw3gXzakn
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) March 29, 2023
No information regarding potential injuries has been released.
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