Semi Truck Engulfed in Flames on I-90
Posted on Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 at 5:49 pm
SEATTLE, WA – A flaming semi-truck shut down all westbound lanes of I-90 on Tuesday after a major crash, according to KIMA News.
Here is a closer visual of the semi truck collision/fire on WB I-90 east of SR 18. pic.twitter.com/e4YesfL68w
— WSDOT Traffic (@wsdot_traffic) June 16, 2020
The accident occurred before 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning on I-90, just east of SR 18.
Officials have not released the details of their investigation yet, including what led up to the crash, if other cars were involved, and the extent of the injuries of people involved.
A passenger of the semi was taken to Harborview Medical Center in an unknown condition. There is no word yet on the condition of the driver.
Officials have only stated that the semi-truck was transporting rolls of carpet, which caught flame.
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