1 Dead after Multi-Vehicle Collision on 5 Freeway near Yakima Avenue in Tacoma
Tacoma, Washington (September 3, 2023) – One person died in a multi-vehicle collision on Sunday night in Tacoma.
The Washington State Patrol says the accident happened on Interstate 5 Freeway at milepost 133 near Yakima Avenue at around 9:25 p.m.
Troopers and @wsdot_tacoma are on scene with this two car collision. Unfortunately, as a result of the crash, one person has died. Multiple lanes are blocked, traffic is getting by in the right lane. Please be patient while we investigate the collision. Avoid the area if you can. https://t.co/Q2iV7LqABC pic.twitter.com/Lhje2eF2TQ
— Trooper John Dattilo (@wspd1pio) September 4, 2023
Multiple vehicles were involved in the collision. The circumstances surrounding the collision were not immediately established.
One person was killed in the accident.
The name of the deceased person was not immediately disclosed.
More details about the accident were not released.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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