Driver dies after hit-and-run accident, WSP asking for witnesses
Posted on Thursday, August 20th, 2020 at 3:08 pm
GIG HARBOR, WA – Officers with the Washington State Patrol want to speak to witnesses who saw a hit-and-run collision that occurred on State Route 16 near Burnham Drive August 14th.
This collision is a hit and run. If you have any information about the running vehicle, please call WSP ASAP! The victim driver has serious injuries and Troopers are investigating. More info to follow. -NS https://t.co/PRVC5OEP6f
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) August 15, 2020
WSP Trooper Ryan Burke reported that the accident occurred around 8:45 p.m. last Friday night. The victim sustained serious injuries and died soon after. WSP believes the suspect’s vehicle is a red or maroon SUV with damage on the passenger side.
State Route 16 opened back up by about 1:30 a.m. last Saturday after Troopers completed their investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact WSP immediately.
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