Nasty car crash halts light rail in South Seattle

Light Rail service was halted in South Seattle Friday after a driver crashed into a pole on MLK Jr. Way S., wrapping the car around the pole.

SEATTLE - Link light rail service was shut down in South Seattle Friday morning after a serious car crash blocked the tracks near the Rainier Beach Station.

The car wrapped around a pole between each direction of the tracks on Martin Luther King Jr. Way near S. Cloverdale Street.

Service between Angle Lake Station and Othello Station was shut down until 9 a.m. Friday. A bus bridge was used instead.

One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

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