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Multiple vehicle crash closes Bothell-Everett Highway

(Bothell, WA) An early morning crash north of Thrasher’s Corner closed Bothell-Everett Highway (SR 527) on Saturday.

No official word yet regarding details of this incident, but the crash appeared to involve at least three vehicles.

Information learned from the scene indicated that at least four people were injured, including a woman and young child.  However, that information has not yet been confirmed by authorities.

The crash scene was littered with debris from mangled vehicles over a roughly quarter-mile stretch of highway.

The highway was closed from 196th Street SE  to 19th Drive SE.

The photos appearing in this story were taken near road blocks at both closure locations.

Early morning tweet from WSDOT_traffic.
Early morning tweet from WSDOT_traffic.
WSDOT's travel alert page at 2:59am identifies the Bothell-Everett Highway closure as having the highest impact.
WSDOT’s travel alert page at 2:59am identifies the SR 527 (Bothell-Everett Highway) closure as having the highest impact. A subsequent update at 6:14am stated the highway was still closed in both directions.
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Maltby Road closed after car strikes pole, knocking down wires

(Snohomish County)  Maltby Road was closed west of  SR 9 much of Tuesday night after a vehicle went off the road and struck a pole.

Because “live” wires were on the ground, crews closed a significant stretch of Maltby Road.

PUD was called to the scene to shut off power in the area, affecting many homes.

No official details of what transpired, but it appears the motorist was uninjured.  However, he could not leave the crash area—nor could rescuers approach him—due to the live wires on the ground. streamed live from the road closure at SR 9 and Maltby Road; that video—as well as some high definition video—can be viewed below.

A resident without power managed to watch the live stream.  He said he was still without power when contacted after 10pm.

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