18 people injured in multi-bus accident on I-5 in Seattle

Dec 12, 2022, 9:30 AM | Updated: 2:52 pm


Photo from WSP

Officials are investigating an accident Monday morning that injured 18 people on two buses on southbound Interstate 5 near Mercer Street in Seattle.

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) says the buses were carrying U.S. Navy personnel, with at least 18 people injured in the crash. All of the injured people were treated at the scene by Seattle Fire and taken to local hospitals in stable condition.

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The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) said the crash occurred near Mercer Street. The two right lanes and the off-ramp to Stewart Street were blocked as of 8:40 a.m.

WSDOT says drivers should expect a lengthy delay in the area and recommend drivers find an alternate route.

It’s unclear what caused the crash or if any other cars were involved.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.

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