Traffic on northbound Interstate 5 is backed up more than 7 miles at 6:30 a.m. Monday due to a crash near the junction with Highway 516 in the Kent/Des Moines area.

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Traffic on northbound Interstate 5 is backed up more than 7 miles at 6:30 a.m. Monday due to a crash near the junction with Highway 516 in the Kent/Des Moines area.

Details are not available, but KIRO-TV is reporting that a vehicle flipped in the southbound HOV lane just north of Highway 516 (Kent-Des Moines Road), and the driver reportedly left the scene.

Use Highway 99 or Highway 167 if you’re heading into Seattle.