Wrong-way driver causes multi-vehicle accident in Pierce County

Posted on Friday, June 25th, 2021 at 11:42 am    

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — A wrong-way driver caused a collision involving at least six vehicles Thursday evening in South Hill, according to KIRO 7 News.

The incident was witnessed by a Pierce County deputy at the intersection of Meridian Avenue East and 176th Street East at around 7:00 p.m.

Authorities said the driver was seen traveling southbound along the northbound lanes of Meridian Avenue East. He was suffering a medical emergency when his car struck several vehicles and collided head-on with another before coming to a stop.

A Washington State Patrol trooper reported no one involved in the accident sustained serious injuries.

Following the crash, Meridian Avenue East was shut down in both directions.

An investigation into the incident is currently underway.

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