TACOMA, WA – Troopers with the Washington State Highway Patrol have reported a single fatality as the result of a motorcycle vs. semi collision Friday morning.
According to the official Twitter page of the WHP, the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of I-5 near the exit to Maytown Road just south of Tumwater.
Sadly we have Troopers on scene of a motorcycle and semi fatal collision. Occurred at 10:24, North I-5 @ Maytown Rd south of Tumwater. Some traffic is getting by in the left lane, others are being rerouted via the Maytown exit. Please be patient while Troopers investigate.
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) October 30, 2020
Troopers at the scene say the motorcyclist, a 29-year-old Olympia man, skidded on a substance on the road before colliding with the trailer being pulled by the semi. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
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