TACOMA, WA – The two occupants of a 1966 Ford walked away with only scratches after rear-ending a semi-truck along I-5 on Tuesday night.
According to a report by WSP, the accident took place in a road work zone along the southbound lanes of the interstate near the exit to Gravelly Lake Drive.
Two nights ago, the driver of a 1966 Ford pickup did not slow down when entering the work zone on South I-5 @ Gravelly Lake Dr. A semi in front of him slowed – he couldn’t💥 Luckily, the driver and passenger only sustained minor scratches. @wsdot_tacoma #WorkZoneAwarenessWeek https://t.co/7vv0kAANVs pic.twitter.com/5YCMBJHqwz
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) April 29, 2021
Troopers say the driver of the pickup failed to notice the semi slowing down in front of him and ran directly into the rear.
Fortunately, no serious injures were sustained by the drivers involved or workers at the scene. However, the pickup was totaled as a result of the crash.
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