West Seattle Bridge traffic alert: 1 hurt in 1-vehicle crash

8:01 PM: There’s a major “heavy rescue” response on the eastbound Spokane Street Viaduct right now around 4th Avenue South. A texter tells us a car is on or into the divider, so it might be affecting westbound traffic too. More as we get it.

8:15 PM: From SFD via Twitter:

6 Replies to "West Seattle Bridge traffic alert: 1 hurt in 1-vehicle crash"

  • Sutton March 18, 2014 (8:32 pm)

    SUV(?)is up on the 1st Avenue Off-Ramp Divider. Passenger wheels on concrete, driver’s wheels up on the barrier.

    Drove by westbound few minutes ago…WB traffic slowing to look, not afffected by rescue.

    • WSB March 18, 2014 (8:33 pm)

      Thank you!

  • DTK March 18, 2014 (9:19 pm)

    Is it me or do you realize that Seattle has been, “Bad newsed out?” Lack of comments tonight shows our grief.

  • Kari March 18, 2014 (9:39 pm)

    I drove past ths going west and thought the car was on the divider between the WS bridge and the entrance ramp to 99. Coming back east I saw it was the exit for 4th Ave. Not sure what happened, if someone over-corrected trying to avoid another car or made a decision too late. It appeared to be an older Bronco SUV and had hit the divider hard enough to land halfway on top of it. I hope the driver is okay!! Our emergency personnel eally had a tough day, I hope we can take time to appreciate how hard their jobs are and how much we value them! Thank you to the firefighters and EMTs!

  • Curiousmindz March 18, 2014 (11:59 pm)

    Freaky coincidence… Two biggest incidences on real time 911 was this at 7:40 PM and the heli crash at 7:40 AM exactly.

  • Buffy March 19, 2014 (6:13 pm)

    Drive careful out there, folks.

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