Jackknifed semi causes delays on SR-101 in Olympia

Posted on Monday, June 28th, 2021 at 12:24 pm    

OLYMPIA, WA — A semi-truck pulling 30,000 pounds of seafood was in a jackknife accident Friday night along state Route 101, causing delays in Olympia, according to Trooper Robert Reyer with Washington State Patrol.

The jackknifed semi came to a stop in a right-hand ditch on SR-101 southbound at Mud Bay Road and was reported at 8:38 p.m.

The trailer axle assembly was blocking the right lane, and an hours-long clearance time was projected by the trooper, citing logistical challenges getting the trailer upright again.

Traffic was diverted through the left lane as the right lane was alternately shut down and re-opened during clean-up.

No other information was reported.

If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at Caffee Law are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.

Note: The attorneys with Caffee Law send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.

Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.



Reach Out To Jeffrey R. Caffee

Contact Us Today!

The Caffee Law has years of experience handling all manner of injury cases. Our Seattle Injury attorneys care about you and want to help you through the overwhelming challenges that you face as a victim of another person's negligence. Our firm is available at (206) 312-0954.