Driver in custody after fatally hitting motorcyclist and fleeing scene
Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2020 at 11:13 am
LYNNWOOD, WA – Washington State Patrol arrested the driver who fatally struck a man riding his motorcycle on the southbound ramp from Interstate 405 to Interstate 5 on Friday.
#TrafficAlert The ramp from SB 405 to SB I-5 is closed due to a Van / Motorcycle fatal hit and run. After striking the m/c the van fled and was found off of S. 188th. Male driver in custody. Use alternate routes.
— Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) October 16, 2020
According to WSP Trooper Rick Johnson, the driver of a van hit the motorcycle and fled around 5 a.m. Friday. Authorities quickly located the suspect near S. 188th St and arrested him.
The ramp reopened by 8:30 a.m. following a police investigation, according to Johnson.
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