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A multi-car crash on Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass on Monday afternoon caused traffic delays for several hours.

The crash happened at about 2:00 p.m. west of Easton, near milepost 65. Multiple vehicles were involved in the crash, which caused a chain reaction of crashes. The impact of the crashes caused several vehicles to catch fire.

One person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. Several other people were treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The westbound lanes of I-90 were closed for about four hours while crews cleared the scene. All lanes were reopened by 6:00 p.m.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Drivers Urged to Use Caution in Construction Zone

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is urging drivers to use caution and to be aware of the construction zone in the area. The speed limit in the construction zone is reduced to 55 mph.

Drivers should also be prepared for delays and should allow extra time for their travel.

Recent Crashes a Reminder of Dangers of Driving in Construction Zones

This is the second multi-car crash to block all westbound lanes of I-90 near Snoqualmie Pass in the past two weeks. On August 2, a crash involving multiple semi-trucks closed the westbound lanes for about six hours.

The recent crashes are a reminder of the dangers of driving in construction zones. Drivers should slow down and be extra cautious when driving through construction zones.

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