At least one person injured in icy I-5 crash

Posted on Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at 12:46 am    

FIFE, WA (PIERCE COUNTY) – At least one person was injured Sunday in a multi-vehicle accident caused by icy conditions on Interstate 5 near Fife.

The Tacoma News Tribune reports that the accident happened around 7:30 a.m. when either four or five vehicles were affected by the slippery roadway conditions. At least one person crashed into a Washington State Trooper’s vehicle, and at least one other crashed into a guardrail.

The Trooper was outside of his cruiser to investigate the accident and was not harmed in the crash.

At least one person received neck injuries in the accident.

Multiple lanes of traffic were shut down for about two hours for the cleanup and investigation of the crash.

This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Tacoma car accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses. 



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