PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — A Pierce County deputy witnessed a driver going southbound in the northbound lanes on Meridian Avenue East in South Hill and allegedly causing a collision involving six to seven vehicles, officials said Thursday evening.
The crash happened before 7 p.m. at Meridian and 176th Street East and Sunrise Boulevard East.
According to authorities, the driver had a medical emergency when he hit several cars and then went head-on with another car before coming to a stop.
No one was seriously injured, a Washington State Patrol trooper said.
The collision had caused both directions of Meridian to close.
The crash remains under investigation.
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