Truck driver killed in crash on I-5 in Tacoma

by: KIRO 7 News Staff Updated:

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A truck driver was killed and three other people were injured Thursday in a major crash on Interstate 5 in Tacoma.

Debris was strewn across the road for hours as crews worked to clean up the crash. 

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Washington State Patrol Trooper Brooke Bova tweeted photos the semi’s cargo flipped over the interstate’s median. A damaged sedan was also in the crash that happened near the South 72nd/74th Street interchange. 

 

 

Traffic was backed up for miles all afternoon in both directions of the interstate. The name of the semi driver killed has not been released. 

 

 

A separate crash on I-5 is created issues in the South Sound. A semi jackknifed across southbound lanes in Olympia, but it has since been cleared. 

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