West Seattle traffic alert: Junction crash, 1 hurt

2:07 PM: We’re in The Junction, where we happened onto a crash scene at California and Alaska, tying up the outside lane on northbound California at Alaska. The police response is more sizable than you might expect from a not-major rear-ender, because there’s a possibility, police tell us, that one of the cars was involved in an earlier crash. One man was hurt and was put into a private ambulance, but didn’t appear to have major injuries.

2:21 PM: The scene is mostly clear now, except for police and one of the vehicles.

4 Replies to "West Seattle traffic alert: Junction crash, 1 hurt"

  • curious November 30, 2012 (2:24 pm)

    what hit the truck on the roof to knock out the window and dent the top? I hope it wasn’t a person!

  • WSratsinacage November 30, 2012 (2:50 pm)

    May be off topic but I wish there was something the police could do to stop people from turning left onto Alaksa from north and southbound California Ave! It’s only allowed after a certain time but I see people doing it every day during the illegal hours. A couple of years ago a motorcyclist was hit by a clueless left turner. Of course, I’ve filled out online forms to request enforcement but have never seen enforcement in the last 3 years or so.
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    I hope the person injured is going to be ok.

  • Flickertail November 30, 2012 (4:12 pm)

    I agree, WSratsinacage.

    There are a heckuva lot of areas that need traffic enforcement. All over the city, county, and state.

    Check out the comments on this blog when traffic laws are enforced. LOL

  • Stuck at scene November 30, 2012 (5:00 pm)

    Apparently the driver had hit 3 cars earlier that day and was very drunk. He was escorted by ambulance to to intoxication.

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