Tacoma Trooper Rear-Ended on I-5
Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2020 at 3:34 pm
SEATTLE, WA – A Tacoma State Trooper was rear-ended Thursday afternoon on I-5 near Yakima Ave, according to the Washington State Patrol public information officer.
The incident reportedly occurred because of rain on the highway and possibly because the other driver was distracted. No injuries were reported, and there is no confirmation that charges will be pressed against the driver who struck the state trooper.
We talk a lot about lower speeds and increased following distance when it’s raining. Here’s a good example of why. A Tacoma Trooper was struck today near Yakima Ave on I-5. Luckily no serious injutries were reported. Stay safe out there and drive with your head up. #DriveSafe pic.twitter.com/xD4dGLMuNd
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) June 11, 2020
This is a developing story, and the state trooper’s license plate, which also doubles as their badge number, was blocked out for their privacy at this time.
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