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ALL CLEAR: Car fire, crash cause problems for morning commuters on SR 16

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on May 17, 2011 at 8:49 am with No Comments »
May 17, 2011 8:52 am

The HOV lane of eastbound state Route 16 is blocked this morning as crews battle a car fire, the state DOT reports. Drivers are getting around the scene at Pearl Street using the right lane.

A secondary crash occurred just west of the care fire and is blocking the left lane, DOT reports.

Drivers are backed up to the Gig Harbor side of the Narrows Bridge.

UPDATE as of 8:50 a.m.: The car fire has been cleared. The secondary crash continues to block the HOV and left laned.

UPDATE as of 8:51 a.m.: The secondary crash has now been cleared. All lanes are reopened.

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