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Collision causes delays on I-5 near Southcenter in Tukwila

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Posted on October 1, 2021

KING COUNTY, WA — A vehicle accident Friday afternoon shut down several lanes on Interstate 5 in the Southcenter area of Tukwila, reports Washington State Department of Transportation.

The crash happened on I-5 northbound, just south of I-405 shortly before 12:33 p.m.

It is unclear at this time what led up to the accident, but at least two vehicles were involved..

Only one left lane remained open to passing motorists, creating a heavy traffic backup.

At 1:50 p.m., three other lanes were reopened, though a stall remained as crews continued working to clear the impacted vehicles.

By 2:05, all northbound lanes had been reopened.