Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash along I-5 SB in Milton
Posted on Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 11:41 am
MILTON, WA — A motorcycle rider suffered serious injuries Thursday night after a suspected DUI collision with a car in Milton, according to Trooper Robert Reyer with the Washington State Patrol for District 1.
🚨 1Car vs. motorcycle #collision on south I-5 at 70th Avenue E in #Milton. Rider transported to a local hospital for serious injuries. Driver of car under arrest for DUI. Troopers and @wsdot_tacoma at the scene. Left lane blocked for the investigation 🚧 #TrafficAlert pic.twitter.com/GaYdb0Dw7o
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) June 18, 2021
The crash happened along Interstate 5 southbound at 70th Avenue East and was reported around 9:35 p.m.
The motorcyclist was rushed to a local hospital with significant injuries. The driver of the car was arrested for impairment.
State troopers and crews with Tacoma’s Washington State Department of Transportation were responding to the scene.
The left lane along I-5 was blocked for almost two hours to aid the investigation and was reopened around 11:16 p.m.
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