Driver smashes antique pickup into semi in work zone
Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 6:28 pm
LAKEWOOD, WA – A driver smashed their antique pickup truck into the back of a tractor-trailer in a work zone on I-5 in Lakewood on Tuesday night.
According to Washington State Trooper Robert Reyer, the driver of the 1966 Ford did not slow down as they approached a work zone on southbound I-5 near Gravelly Lake Drive. When the tractor-trailer ahead of the pickup driver slowed down, the second driver was unable to and crashed the passenger side of his vehicle into the larger truck.
Thankfully, the pickup’s driver and passenger escaped with only minor injuries.
Two nights ago, the driver of a 1966 Ford pickup did not slow down when entering the work zone on South I-5 @ Gravelly Lake Dr. A semi in front of him slowed – he couldn’t💥 Luckily, the driver and passenger only sustained minor scratches. @wsdot_tacoma #WorkZoneAwarenessWeek https://t.co/7vv0kAANVs pic.twitter.com/5YCMBJHqwz
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) April 29, 2021
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