SEATTLE, WA — A vehicle accident Thursday afternoon closed two left lanes on Interstate 5 in Seattle’s Portage Bay neighborhood, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
The collision occurred on the northbound lanes just north of Roanoke Street. It was first reported by WSDOT at 3:25 p.m.
Few details have been made available, but the incident prompted a response from multiple agencies, including the Washington State Patrol, WSDOT’s Incident Response Team (IRT) and local firefighters.
Motorists were advised of delays impacting the area.
On I-5 northbound just north of Roanoke St in #Seattle, we have a collision blocking the 2 left lanes.
State Patrol, IRT and Fire are at the scene.
Expect delays in the area. pic.twitter.com/2XEh0oBtrf
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) May 4, 2023
By 3:43 p.m., crews had cleared the scene and all lanes were restored to normal traffic.
Authorities have not confirmed any serious injuries at this time.
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