PIERCE COUNTY, WA — One person died Thursday evening after a collision involving a vehicle and a motorcycle on Schuster Parkway in Tacoma’s North End, according to Tacoma Police Department.
The accident occurred in the 600 block of the southbound parkway near Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park. It was first reported by TPD shortly before 5:30 p.m.
Authorities initially reported serious injuries in the crash, but by 5:54 p.m., at least one person was pronounced deceased.
No details were released regarding the circumstances behind the event, but the parkway was shut down at North 30th Street and North Starr Street for an investigation.
Northbound motorists were told to expect long delays heading into Old Town. Alternate routes were advised.
This is now a fatality collision and the Collision Investigation Team is responding. Southbound Schuster Parkway will continue to be shut down at N 30th / Star and expect significant delays northbound Schuster headed into Old Town. pic.twitter.com/13GK8UN1rj
— Tacoma Police Department (@TacomaPD) March 25, 2022
By 9:25 p.m., about three hours and a half later, the parkway was fully reopened.
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