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All lanes of I-90 in Bellevue back open after multi-vehicle collision

A semi-truck and seven other vehicles were involved in the collision. One person is in custody for investigation of reckless driving, according to state troopers.

BELLEVUE, Wash. — All lanes of eastbound I-90 near I-405 are back open in Bellevue Friday night after a multi-vehicle collision snarled traffic during the evening commute. 

The collision happened just after 4 p.m. on eastbound I-90 at Bellevue Way SE. The roadway reopened hours later around 9 p.m.

A semi-truck and at least seven other vehicles were involved in the collision, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson. A portion of the front end of the semi-truck went over the side of the freeway and landed in the bushes below.

Credit: WSP
A portion of a semi-truck went over the freeway and landed in the bushes below on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021.

Only minor injuries were reported for the people involved, according to the Bellevue Fire Department.

One person is in custody for investigation of reckless driving associated with the collision, according to Johnson, who added that the suspect vehicle is not the semi-truck.

Crews from the Department of Ecology and Washington State Department of Transportation also responded to help clean up a diesel fuel spill.