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October 9, 2014 at 10:15 AM

VP Biden’s visit bringing Seattle-area traffic to a standstill

Taking a late commute this morning? Expect to be completely stuck on Interstate 5 through Seattle because of Vice President Joe Biden’s visit. All freeway on- and off-ramps through downtown were closed around 9:45 a.m. and aren’t expected to reopen for another 15 to 25 minutes, a police source said. The source asked not to be named because police…


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October 2, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Rollover crash causes traffic backups on I-405 in Renton

Update at 7:30 p.m.: There are no longer backups in either direction of Interstate 405, but traffic is still slow, WSDOT said. Update at 5:05 p.m.: All lanes are now open on southbound Interstate 405, but there are significant backups in both directions. Southbound traffic is backed up 7 miles. Northbound traffic is now 9 miles…


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April 23, 2014 at 11:18 PM

Trooper injured when patrol car struck on I-405

A Washington State Patrol trooper sustained minor injuries when her patrol car was struck while she was responding to a disabled vehicle blocking southbound traffic on Interstate 405 tonight. A vehicle was slowing as it approached the trooper at I-405 and Northeast 160th Street and was struck by another vehicle, the State Patrol said. The first…


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September 2, 2013 at 11:51 AM

2 arrested in stolen pickup after long chase on I-405

The Associated Press Authorities say two people in a stolen pickup truck in Lynnwood led State Patrol troopers on a chase down Interstate 405, dodging spike strips before finally being stopped in Renton. The chase began around 7:20 a.m. Monday after troopers clocked a pickup going 78 mph on Interstate 5. The driver refused to stop and…


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August 11, 2013 at 10:50 AM

State Patrol seeking witnesses to I-405 hit and run

The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses to a hit and run on Interstate 405 near Milepost 22 early Sunday morning. At around 12:03 a.m., a white SUV was hit by a dark-colored car, “possibly dark green,” traveling north, which left the scene. Few additional details are available, and police are asking anyone who might have…


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July 25, 2013 at 8:14 AM

6-mile backup reported on southbound I-405

UPDATE,9:03 a.m. | The accident scene has been cleared and traffic backup is down to 6 miles, according to WSDOT. ORIGINAL POST: Drivers are being advised to avoid southbound Interstate 405 after a Thursday morning collision near Totem Lake that is causing a traffic headache for drivers. The backup is 9 miles, the Washington State Department…


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August 24, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Vancouver, Wash., man dies in car crash on I-405 in Kirkland

A 44-year-old Vancouver, Wash., man died in a fiery car crash on Interstate 405 in Kirkland just before 2:30 p.m. today, according to Washington State Patrol. Todd Bekins was exiting the northbound I-405 for Northeast 85th Street when for unknown reasons his 2005 Chevrolet Blazer veered right off the ramp, smashed into an exit sign and…


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April 14, 2012 at 11:48 AM

One dead, two injured in crash on Northeast 6th Street in Bellevue

There is not points to locate on the map A 21-year-old Renton man is dead and two others were injured after the black BMW they were in crashed head-on into a jersey barrier on Northeast 6th Street at Interstate 405 in Bellevue  just after midnight on Saturday. According to the Washington State Patrol, the car driven by…


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