No injuries reported after semi drives off express lanes in downtown Seattle

SEATTLE — Traffic is backed up on the southbound I-5 express lanes near Eastlake Avenue in Seattle after a semi drove off the roadway.

Police and fire officials are at the scene, but no injuries have been reported.

The crash happened around 8:50 a.m. Officials said the semi hit a pillar and lost its container over an embankment.

The two right lanes are blocked as officials continue to work to clear the scene.

KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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