One killed, one injured in crash on I-5 near Des Moines
Posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at 10:01 am
MIDWAY, WA. – One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries in a crash on Interstate 5 near Des Moines.
According to KOMO NEWS, the crash occurred at around 3:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-5 near the State Route 516 interchange. The victims were in a Toyota Scion that, according to a preliminary Washington State Police investigation, drifted off the highway, spun clockwise, and became airborne. The driver of the vehicle was ejected onto the freeway and was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was pulled from the wreckage and was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment of severe injuries.
No further details have been released about the cause of the accident at this time. Northbound lanes of I-5 were closed for hours while crews worked to investigate and clear the wreckage.
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