12-vehicle accident on WA-599 causes injuries, traffic delays
Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2021 at 10:10 am
SEATTLE, WA – A 12-vehicle accident on northbound WA-599 at E Marginal Way has resulted in injuries and traffic delays early this morning.
Trooper Rick Johnson, the Washington State Patrol District 2 PIO, said that the accident happened at about 5 a.m. The female driver of a dark coupe caused the pileup and then fled the scene on foot; she is believed to have eventually been picked up by another vehicle. Non-life-threatening injuries have been reported. No other details about the accident itself are available at this time.
This vehicle caused a 12 vehicle collision NB 599 near East Marginal around 5am. The female driver fled on foot and believed to have been picked up. Non life threatening injuries at this point. More info to come. pic.twitter.com/PBE2QevGbD
— Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) February 19, 2021
The Washington State Department of Transportation reports that WA-599 northbound continues to be closed in the area of E Marginal as of 7:24 a.m., and it is unclear when those conditions will change.
Northbound SR 599 remains closed due to this incident, be prepared to find an alternate route. https://t.co/MUd4fqzGmQ
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) February 19, 2021
We will continue to monitor the situation and update this blog when possible.
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