Semi Driver Killed, Several Hurt in Accident on Interstate 5 in Tacoma, WA
Tacoma, WA -- A crash in the area of Tacoma, WA involving a semi-truck led to the death of one person and left several injured Thursday, May 11, 2017.
The incident happened on Interstate 5 around 4:15 p.m.
According to the reports, the semi-truck was headed north on 5 when it collided with a box truck. The semi then struck a barrier separating the north and south lanes. The container on the back of the box truck broke free from the vehicle, crashing into the cab of the semi-truck.
The driver of the big rig was killed at the scene of the incident. Several other drivers were hurt in the collision.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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