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CLEARED: Motorcycle collision causing backups on southbound I-5, blocking lanes by 70th Avenue in Fife

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Aug. 6, 2012 at 5:34 pm with 3 Comments »
August 6, 2012 7:37 pm

All lanes are now open, according to WSDOT.

UPDATE: The motorcycle rider will be taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, Trooper Guy Gill with the Washington State Patrol said. The WSP is investigating the crash as a possible vehicular assault.

INITIAL POST: A collision involving a motorcycle is blocking four lanes of southbound Interstate 5 by 70th Avenue East in Fife, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Southbound I-5 is backed up to State Route 18 in Federal Way, according to WSDOT. The Washington State Patrol is on the scene.

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  1. Sindely says:

    I dont know WHY anyone would comment that this traffic is CLEARED because it most DEFINITELY is NOT. I left Auburn an hour ago and i still havenr made it to hwy 5.

  2. FlyingTigress says:

    The point may be that all of the lanes may be cleared (i.e. re-opened to traffic) even if the back-up hasn’t cleared.

  3. PuppyDogsButterflies says:

    Dont text and drive Sindely… and dont say you’re the passenger either because we all know you’re not.

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