Police search for driver responsible for 599 pileup
Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 10:53 am
TUKWILA, WA – The hunt is underway for the woman who caused the 12-care pileup on WA-599 Friday morning and then fled the scene, KOMO reports.
The incident occurred shortly before 6 a.m. on February 22, north of where 599 meets I-5, when an unidentified female driver attempted to pass between a semi and another vehicle. The woman got out of her vehicle and fled the scene on foot; police believe she was picked up by another vehicle.
One person needed medical assistance following the collision.
Trooper Rick Johnson, PIO of the Washington State Patrol’s Second District, said the perpetrator will likely face charges including felony hit-and-run.
This is an ongoing story and will be updated as we learn more.
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