Motorcyclist dies in crash with vehicle on S Orchard St in FirecrestRequest Free Consultation
PIERCE COUNTY, WA — A motorcyclist died late Friday night after a collision involving another vehicle in a south Firecrest intersection, reports Tacoma Police Department.
The fatal accident occurred in the 4000 block of S. Orchard Street near Emerson Street and was first reported shortly before 10:15 p.m.
The intersection of S. Orchard St. and Emerson St. (4000 blk of S. Orchard) is shut down for a motorcycle vs vehicle fatality collision. Please use alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/4wOpnNCM2w
— Tacoma Police Department (@TacomaPD) November 6, 2021
Authorities closed the intersection during the emergency response.
No other information has been made available on the cause of the accident, but according to The News Tribune, the rider may have been speeding moments before the crash.
It was not immediately clear whether anyone else was hurt.