Semitruck crashes into scaffolding in downtown Seattle

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SEATTLE — A semitruck has crashed into scaffolding at a building under construction in downtown Seattle.

The Seattle Fire Department tweeted about the crash near Fifth Avenue and Marion Street at 9:19 a.m. Thursday.

Seattle fire said that an adjacent building was evacuated as a precaution and a safety perimeter was set up.

Crews searched the building under construction and found no one inside.

Tow trucks will remove the semi and trailer. A few units from Seattle fire will remain at the scene to monitor the scaffolding.

No injuries were reported.

Lanes are blocked at the crash scene. Drivers should avoid the area.