PIERCE COUNTY, WA — One person was hospitalized Wednesday night after a hit-and-run collision on Interstate 5 near south Tacoma, according to Trooper Robert Reyer with Washington State Patrol.
The incident occurred on the I-5 southbound offramp to the westbound lanes of South 38th Street. It was first reported by WSP at 9:42 p.m.
The causing vehicle, a light-colored pickup, left the scene after hitting two vehicles.
One driver was transported to a hospital for serious injuries pic.twitter.com/bhPJbrw6Yh
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) December 2, 2021
Few details have been released at this time, but authorities said the driver of a light-colored pickup truck hit two other vehicles before fleeing the scene.
One of the victim drivers suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital. No further information on their condition has been disclosed.
The ramp was shut down as an investigation was conducted.
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