Seattle Fire responds to semi-truck that fell off of roadwayRequest Free Consultation
SEATTLE, WA – Seattle Fire responded to a semi-truck that overturned and fell off of Interstate 5 near Eastlake Avenue East on Thursday morning.
BREAKING! Different angle of the semi that went off of the SB 5 express lanes near Eastlake Ave (south of Mercer St). This is going to take a long time to clear. Use alternate routes. @KOMONews #KOMOTraffic pic.twitter.com/pFj56R4Br1
— Paris Jackson ✨ (@parisjKOMO) August 6, 2020
The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured in this crash, but rescue crews were on the scene to evaluate them for injuries.
Crews are working to extract the truck off the roadway. The crash happened around 9 a.m. Thursday morning. The crash caused a significant backup on I-5 southbound south of Mercer St.
Officials are investigating the cause of the accident.