• NB State Route 99 blocked in South Seattle after semi, box truck crash

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    All northbound lanes of State Route 99 were blocked Friday afternoon in South Seattle after a crash between a semi-truck and a box truck.

    Seattle fire officials said an approximately 65-year-old man and approximately 27-year-old woman were taken to Harborview in stable condition. 

    The crash happened about 11:35 a.m. in the northbound lanes near South Cloverdale Street.

    Traffic had reopened on the affected roadway by 1:30 p.m.

    Medics received reports of people trapped in the box truck.

    Firefighters asked people to avoid the area and expect delays. Drivers were advised to use Interstate 5.

    Chopper 7 was live from above the scene. Watch it recorded at this link or embedded below.



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