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20 Injuries In Crashes On I-5 In Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Fire Department says 20 people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crashes on Interstate 5 in Seattle near Boeing Field.
    
Spokesman Kyle Moore says the worst crash at 6:40 a.m. Friday caused 15 injuries. A 25-year-old man who had to be cut out of the wreckage of one car has been taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. In addition, Moore says there are five serious injuries and nine people with minor injuries.
    
He says there was a second crash in the southbound lanes at the same location that caused five minor injuries
    
Transportation Department spokesman Mike Allende (ah-YEN'-day) says that crash about 7:30 a.m. blocked one lane but southbound traffic was moving slowly.
    
All northbound lanes were blocked and backed up 14 miles to Federal Way.

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