LAKEWOOD, WA – Troopers responded to a hit-and-run collision on I-5 south in Lakewood that left one driver with serious injuries on Monday night.
Ryan Burke, a public information officer with the Washington State Patrol, tweeted about the incident at 6:37 p.m.
South I-5, north of Bridgeport in Lakewood. Troopers are on scene of a serious injury, hit and run collision. The driver of this Honda is lucky to be alive. Believe a broken leg is the worst of the injuries. If anyone was witness to this, please contact me.
— Trooper Ryan Burke (@wspd1pio) January 19, 2021
According to Burke, the crash occurred in the southbound lanes of I-5 just north of Bridgeport Way Southwest. The driver of a Honda involved in the hit-and-run is fortunate to have survived with a broken leg.
Although there was no official description of the vehicle that fled, it is believed a silver pickup truck may have been involved.
The WSP urges any witnesses with information regarding the crash to report what they know.
Our team will update this blog if more details are made public.
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