UPDATE: West Marginal Way reopening after crash

7:04 PM: Thanks for the tip – a wire is reported down across West Marginal Way SW south of the Duwamish Longhouse and we’re told traffic is currently blocked both ways.

(Added: Photo by Amanda Simantov)

7:42 PM: This was the result of a crash. Police are calling for tow trucks.

8:11 PM: Officers have just told dispatch that all northbound lanes are reopening, along with one southbound lane. We’re checking with SFD regarding injuries.

11:22 PM: According to SFD spokesperson David Cuerpo, this was a two-vehicle crash, with one hitting a utility pole, bringing down the aforementioned wires. SFD evaluated an 18-year-old woman who turned out not to be hurt; no one else reported injuries, either.

2 Replies to "UPDATE: West Marginal Way reopening after crash"

  • Leigh April 28, 2022 (7:48 pm)

    Any word if we can use the low bridge when WMW is completely shut?

    • WSB April 28, 2022 (7:54 pm)

      No, they don’t change on the fly, but if this drags on, the nightly period of “open to anyone” starts at 9 pm.

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