SEATTLE, WA — Emergency crews responded to a crash Thursday morning that closed two right lanes on Interstate 5 in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
The wreck took place on the southbound interstate just past I-90 and was first reported by WSDOT at 8:10 a.m.
Officials did not say what led up to the crash, but by 8:16 a.m., crews were on the scene. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes due to growing congestion in the area.
Heads up, the two right lanes are blocked on I-5 southbound just south of I-90 in #Seattle. Emergency crews are on scene. Expect delays or seek alternate routes as backups begin to grow. pic.twitter.com/V5MYoxmWzs
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) May 25, 2023
By 8:30 a.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway and all lanes were announced reopened.
No major injuries were immediately reported.
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