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UPDATED: Man injured in high-speed crash in South Tacoma

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on April 25, 2012 at 8:59 am |
April 25, 2012 10:16 am

A 27-year-old man was seriously injured Tuesday night after a high-speed crash in South Tacoma.

According to Tacoma police, the man was speeding northbound on South Fife Street just after 10 p.m. when the car hit the traffic circle at South Fife and South 64th streets.

The car went airborne for 64 feet before recontacting the roadway. The car slid to a stop.

The driver hadn’t been wearing a seat belt. Tacoma police report that he suffered two broken legs and extensive facial injuries.

Paramedics took the man to St. Joseph Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

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