SEATTLE (KIRO/CBS Newspath) — Twelve people were arrested after “BLM” was spray painted on an interstate and the highway was blocked Monday in Seattle.
Northbound I-5 near Yesler Way is Seattle was shut down while Washington State Patrol removed protesters blocking lanes, officials said.
The incident began around 12:30 p.m. PT. The group got onto the freeway and blocked the collector-distributor lanes near Yesler Way.
In video from the scene, the group of people sat with their arms interlocked in a line across all northbound lanes of the highway. Via – CBS 17