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News: Teen hospitalized after train-vs-vehicle crash in Tacoma

by | Jan 13, 2021 | Accidents in the News |

TACOMA, WA – An 18-year-old driver was hospitalized with serious injuries following a train-vs-vehicle crash Monday night.

According to the Tacoma Police Department, officers and fire crews were at the scene within the 1700 block of Marine View Drive by 8:50 a.m.

This portion of Marine View Dr. was shut down until about 12:27 a.m., when the roadway was reopened after an investigation by the department’s collision team. Police also confirmed the victim was in serious, but stable, condition.

No information regarding what may have led up to the crash has been made available at this time.

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