TUKWILA, WA – One person is dead and another is in police custody following a fatal hit-and-run collision that occurred at the I-405/I-5 interchange early this morning.
According to local media reports, a van hit a motorcyclist on the southbound I-405 off-ramp to southbound I-5 at approximately 4 a.m. The van’s driver drove off without rendering aid. The motorcyclist died in the collision.
Troopers with the Washington State Patrol caught up to the van on South 188th Street and arrested its driver. Investigations into the collision are ongoing, and charges may soon be filed.
WSP has not released any identifying information regarding either individual as of this posting.
Losing a loved one to a motor vehicle collision is always painful, but that pain is compounded when the causing driver did nothing to help. At Dubin Law Group, our Seattle car accident lawyers are dedicated to getting our clients the justice they deserve following attempted hit-and-run collisions. If your family member died because of another driver’s negligence, or you’ve been injured yourself in a hit-and-run incident, we’d like to discuss your case with you in detail. Contact us today by calling 206-462-4428 or reaching out to us online.