Thurston County Deputy vehicle hit by wrong-way driver
Posted on Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 2:19 pm
LACEY, WA – A Thurston County deputy attempted to pull over a vehicle for driving with expired tabs Thursday night, but the driver failed to stop and headed the wrong way down I-5 instead, striking the deputy’s car in the process.
OVERNIGHT: A Thurston County Deputy vehicle was hit during a pursuit. The deputy pulled over a black Ford pickup for expired tabs near Lacey. The driver then got onto I-5 and started driving the wrong way and that’s when the pursuit was called off. Updates on #KOMONews. pic.twitter.com/1awkEvyl53
— Holly Menino (@hollymenino) August 7, 2020
According to KOMO journalist Holly Menino, the incident occurred late Thursday night or early Friday morning. The driver of the black Ford pickup truck fled from the deputy’s vehicle and entered I-5. The deputy called off the pursuit at that point.
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