LACEY, WA – A pedestrian was critically injured when she was struck by a logging truck near the intersection of I-5 and Sleater Kinney Road yesterday afternoon, according to the PIO for the Washington State Patrol’s District 1.
🚨 North I-5, just south of Sleater Kinney Rd. Pedestrian struck by log truck in the roadway. Pedestrian was transported to a local hospital. Troopers are at the scene. Expect delays and use alternate routes! I will provide updates as they become available!
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) March 16, 2021
The incident happened on northbound I-5 before Sleater Kinney. WSP troopers were on the scene by 1:53 p.m., at which point the road was blocked. It eventually reopened sometime before 7 p.m.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. It is not clear why she was walking on the interstate.
Are you looking for a Seattle pedestrian accident lawyer to help you secure the money you need following your injury? Then contact Dubin Law Group today for a free consultation. We can help you understand your legal options, and depending on the circumstances of your case, pursue compensation on your behalf. We can be reached by phone at 206-462-4428 or through our online contact form.