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News: Trucks catch fire after collision on Highway 18 near Federal Way

by | Jul 7, 2021 | Accidents in the News |

FEDERAL WAY, WA — Two trucks caught fire Tuesday afternoon after colliding on Highway 18 near Federal Way, according to KIRO 7 News.

The crash, which involved a semi-truck and a pickup truck, happened near the exit to Interstate 5 at approximately 1:30 p.m.

The incident caused a large fire to erupt in both vehicles. Video footage taken by a passerby and shared by Washington State Patrol Trooper Rick Johnson shows large dark clouds of smoke wafting from the wreck.

Occupants of both vehicles were reported safe, having suffered injuries considered non-life threatening.

By 2:30 p.m., the fire was said to be mostly contained.

Previously-closed westbound and eastbound lanes on SR-18 were both reopened by around 4:00 p.m.

If you have been injured in a truck accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. The Seattle truck accident attorneys at Dubin Law Group are experienced in getting people like you the money owed to them in an event like this. Give us a call at 425-800-8000 or contact us online for a free consultation.