Wrong-way driver causes I-5 crash in Everett

Wrong-way driver causes I-5 crash in Everett
(WSP)

EVERETT, Wash. — Four lanes of northbound I-5 were closed after a wrong-way driver caused a serious crash Tuesday morning.

It happened near 41st St before Broadway around 9:45 a.m.

Troopers say a driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes and hit another car head-on. The driver who caused the crash was seriously hurt. The victim has minor injuries.

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The Washington State Department of Transportation said the backup extended past SR 526.

By 11:10 a.m., all but the far right lane had reopened. All lanes reopened in the afternoon.

(WSP)