KING COUNTY, WA — One person was arrested Thursday night after crashing their motorcycle on an Interstate 405 exit ramp in Renton, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The wreck occurred on the ramp from I-405 northbound to State Route 169, near Henry Moses Aquatic Center. It was first reported by Trooper Rick Johnson at 8:48 p.m.
Few details have been disclosed, but authorities said no pursuit was in effect when a motorcyclist tried to flee troopers and crashed on the exit. It was not immediately clear why the suspect was fleeing, but they were arrested felony eluding following the incident.
The WSP did not say whether the rider was injured in the crash.
This was a motorcycle that fled from @wastatepatrol troopers. NO PURSUIT. WSP aircraft followed until the rider crashed on the exit from I-405 to SR 169. Rider in custody for felony eluding. pic.twitter.com/o9pJOKybhw
— Trooper Rick Johnson (@wspd2pio) March 31, 2023
This blog will be updated if further information is made available.
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