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Accidents Close Snoqualmie Pass

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SEATTLE, Wash. -  Interstate 90 across Snoqualmie Pass had to be closed in both directions Tuesday because of a series of collisions involving as many as 50 to 60 vehicles.

The mulitple vehicle collision occured near the summit at 3:15 Tuesday afternoon closing the westbound lane near Cle Elum.  Eastbound lane near North Bend was closed at 4:50 by multiple spun out semis.

Trooper Jeff Merrill of the Washington State Patrol says some of the collisions involve semi trucks, and there are some injuries, although their extent is not yet known.

Crews were able to get both lanes back open around 10:00 in the evening.

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