Ice Creates Havoc On Boeing Freeway

December 28, 2016


Boeing Freeway

A new Everett Police Officer was hit and taken to the hospital with wrist and hip injuries.

Editor’s Update 10:30 AM: In addition to an Everett Police car, an Everett Police Officer was also struck this morning on the Boeing Freeway. Sgt. Maryjane Hacker tells two police officers, a new officer and his training officer had just pulled up to a crash in the westbound lanes. They checked on the people involved in that crash and were then going back to their car to put on safety vests when a Hyundai hit the rear of their patrol car and also struck the new officer who ended up on the hood of the Hyundai. He was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center with injuries to his wrist and hip. Sgt. Hacker says the injuries were not life-threatening. The driver of the Hyundai is cooperating with traffic investigators as they continue to look into this crash and at least three others this morning on Highway 526.

Boeing Freeway

An Everett Police car was hit by a Hyundai in the westbound lanes.

Boeing Freeway

A pickup flipped in the eastbound lanes.

There were multiple spin-outs on the Boeing Freeway this morning leading to several crashes.

One of those involved an Everett Police car.

Both east and westbound lanes of the Boeing Freeway were iced up with spin outs being reported just past 6:00 AM and crashes shortly thereafter.

Everett Police traffic detectives were called out after a patrol car was hit by a Hyundai while dealing with an earlier crash.

No word on how many people were injured or the total number of spin-outs and crashes but traffic was impacted for about two and a half hours.

We’ll provide more information as it becomes available.

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