Driver killed in semi-truck accident on Mercer Island

Posted on Friday, June 4th, 2021 at 12:09 pm    

MERCER ISLAND, WA — The driver of a semi-truck was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Mercer Island early Friday morning, according to Trooper Rick Johnson with the Washington State Patrol for King County.


The incident occurred just before 2 a.m. on I-90 westbound near mile post 43. The driver of the semi suffered a medical episode, causing the vehicle to veer off the roadway, said Trooper Johnson. A passenger in the vehicle sustained minor injuries.

The recovery effort is expected to take a significant time that involves towing and unloading the semi’s trailer.

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