Bomb squad finds no explosives in wrong-way crash on SR 9

A wrong-way accident involving a truck and car on SR 9 at 164th St. SE near Snohomish has blocked both northbound and southbound lanes. (Photo: KING)
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Both northbound and southbound lanes of State Route 9 near Snohomish / Woodinville have reopened after a bomb squad investigating a wrong-way crash found no explosives at the scene.
 
According to Washington State Patrol, a Toyota passenger car was going southbound on SR 9 when the driver intentionally crossed the center line into oncoming traffic and collided with a box truck. 
 
When the driver of the Toyota tried to flee the scene, the driver of the box truck caught him and held him until troopers were able to take him into custody.
 
At some point, the Toyota driver told WSP that there was a bomb in the car. A bomb squad investigated the car but found no explosives at the scene.
 
No one was injured in the collision.
 
The driver of the car has been charged with reckless driving.

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