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Washington: WSDOT road crew worker injured in hit-and-run on I-5

Thursday, May 7, 2020
State troopers are looking for a driver that injured a Washington State Department of Transportation worker Tuesday morning.

A WSDOT incident response team was called to the scene of a 4-car minor injury crash on I-5 near the West Seattle Bridge Tuesday.

While cleaning up the crash and preparing to open the roadway, a WSDOT crew member was hit by a truck towing a trailer.

The driver did not stop, troopers said.

 The worker suffered a broken leg in the crash, troopers said.

Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to call 911.

Two lanes of I-5 near the West Seattle Bridge are expected to be closed for a couple of hours while crews investigate.

 

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