Two people killed in crash on SR-510 near Nisqually Reservation
Posted on Sunday, March 21st, 2021 at 8:06 pm
NISQUALLY INDIAN COMMUNITY, WA – Two people were killed last night in a multi-vehicle collision on State Route 510, near the Nisqually Indian Reservation outside of Olympia.
According to Trooper Robert Reyer of the Washington State Patrol, the accident occurred west of the Red Wind Casino, near milepost 10.4, at about 5 p.m., when the driver of a silver passenger vehicle went off the right side of the highway.
A silver passenger car was traveling eastbound on SR-510, left the road into the right ditch, re-entered the road, and spun into the westbound lanes. It clipped one other vehicle before getting struck on the passenger side by a car going west. pic.twitter.com/oYn60sngFc
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) March 21, 2021
The vehicle went into a ditch, then the driver overcorrected the vehicle, sending it into the left lanes. It struck one vehicle, then was hit by the driver of a car headed westbound.
Two people were confirmed dead in the crash. Their identities were not immediately released.
All lanes of traffic were blocked for over three hours as authorities investigated the accident. The roadway was open again by 8:22 p.m.
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