A pickup went off the roadway and have become stuck on the edge of the Ballard Bridge Tuesday afternoon, inflicting traffic delays throughout the night commute.
The Seattle Department of Transportation shared a photograph that confirmed the truck’s two entrance wheels hanging over the bridge after a collision.
A witness stated the pickup driver began swerving earlier than hitting the guard rail and going partially over it, stated SDOT spokesperson Ethan Bergerson.
The driver was capable of get out of the truck on their very own earlier than the Seattle Fire Department arrived and didn’t want medical help, stated spokesperson Kristin Tinsley. No accidents had been reported.
Two south lanes and north lanes on the left had been blocked as crews responded, the division stated. Traffic heading south was moved by way of one of many north lanes.
All lanes had been reopened by 5:30 p.m. after the truck was eliminated.