Major accident on NB I-405 and NE 70th causes severe traffic jam
Posted on Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at 7:32 pm
KIRKLAND, WA – A major collision on northbound Interstate 405 and NE 70th Pl blocked traffic Wednesday afternoon, severely backing up traffic on the interstate.
Not good, on NB 405 at NE 70th we’ve got a big collision and traffic is only getting through in the left GP lane. It’s only been a few minutes and the backup is already a mile. pic.twitter.com/xgKA8nRxUt
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) October 7, 2020
According to the Washington State Department of Transportation, the accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. No injuries were reported, but footage from the scene shows four vehicles potentially involved in the accident. By about 5 p.m., crews had cleared the involved vehicles from the lanes, but traffic was still severely bottlenecked in the area.
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