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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 with 8 Comments »
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.

Leave a comment Comments → 8
  1. skippythedog says:

    Darwin candidate. Glad he didn’t hurt anyone. Hope it hurts dirtbag.

  2. dinseattle says:

    LOL! What a loser! Wonder how he feels today. Bwah-ha-ha-ha!

  3. Well, well, well, I guess those traffic circles do slow people down!!!

  4. It amazes me that people still do not put on seatbelts! I don’t wish anyone to be seriously hurt but when you do this type of stupid act, you get what you deserve. Glad noone else was hurt.

  5. itwasntmethistime says:

    2 broken legs and no wheels. That’s slow him down for a couple of months.

  6. sonicsboy says:

    Flew 64 feet and wasn’t wearing a seatbelt???? It’s truly an act of God that this man’s still alive!!!!

  7. LOL!!!!

  8. whatthehell says:

    “LoL”..?! well, that kinda harsh. but he’ll slow down next time – these kinda things tend to make a better driver out of you

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