Driver critically hurt in single-vehicle crash on I-5 ramp in Tacoma
Posted on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 11:45 am
TACOMA, WA — A driver was critically injured late Monday night after a single-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 southbound in Tacoma, according to Trooper Robert Reyer with Washington State Patrol for District 1.
🚨 1 Car vs. barrier #collision on the ramp from southbound I-5 to I-705/SR-7 Extension in @CityofTacoma. Driver transported to a local hospital – in critical condition. Ramp to I-705 and SR-7 Ext. is fully blocked 🚧 Use alternate routes. #TrafficAlert @wsdot_tacoma pic.twitter.com/yVzXdjkfyn
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) July 13, 2021
The accident happened on the I-5 southbound ramp to the Interstate 705 and state Route 7 extension and was first reported at 10:53 p.m.
The vehicle involved struck a barrier, and its driver was transported to a nearby hospital in critical condition as of Monday night.
Motorists in the area were advised to use alternate routes.
No further information has been reported on the incident.
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