Accident shuts down northbound SR 167

Accident shuts down northbound SR 167

Credit: WSDOT

A multi-vehicle accident shut down northbound State Route 167 in Renton, Wash. on Friday, April 16, 2010.

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by KING5.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on April 16, 2010 at 4:47 PM

Updated Friday, Apr 16 at 5:21 PM

RENTON, Wash. – Northbound State Route 167 was shut down for 45 minutes during the Friday afternoon rush hour after a five car accident.

It happened at 4 p.m. near the 180th Street Exit. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

Video from a Washington State Department of Transportation camera shows the jersey barrier separating the northbound and southbound lanes moved as a result of the crash.

The northbound backup was several miles. Southbound traffic was also affected as drivers slow down to see what happened.

It's not immediately known if anyone was hurt.
 

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