Hit-and-run shuts down parts of I-5 in Lynnwood

Hit-and-run crash on I-5

LYNNWOOD, Wash. — A hit-and-run crash shut down parts of I-5 late Sunday night.

The crash in Snohomish County brought northbound traffic to a standstill near 134th Street Southwest in Lynnwood.

Troopers said the hit-and-run driver caused a two-car injury crash. There was also a separate five-car crash in the same area.

Police said the driver responsible for the hit-and-run crash got out of their vehicle and ran away.

The fleeing driver was later found.

The victim who was hurt had serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

The driver was booked into jail on suspicion of vehicular assault (DUI) and felony hit-and-run.

All lanes were back open by 3 a.m.