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News: Emergency crews respond to crash on I-5 SB offramp in Lynnwood

by | Mar 29, 2023 | Accidents in the News |

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.

No information regarding potential injuries has been released.

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