TACOMA, WA – According to the Washington State Patrol’s Twitter account, at least one person was injured in a crash involving a semi truck on SR 509 Sunday morning.
The incident occurred in the northbound lanes of State Route 509 at the Taylor Way intersection when a semi truck collided with five other vehicles. Its driver claims that the truck’s brakes had failed.
If you’ve driven on SR-509 in Tacoma this morning you may have noticed a traffic backup. This occurred north 509 at Taylor Way. Semi driver states his brakes failed. He struck 5 cars. One motorist suffered a possible broken leg. Traffic is alternating to get through. Towing now. pic.twitter.com/sExtIEAGon
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) January 24, 2021
One motorist was injured, potentially suffering a broken leg. It is currently unclear if anyone else was hurt.
Police alternated traffic while officials worked to clear the scene.
Our team will update this blog if more pertinent details are made available.
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