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CLEARED: Collision blocking lane of westbound SR 16 at east end of Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on July 30, 2012 at 4:58 pm with 2 Comments »
July 30, 2012 6:39 pm

UPDATE: All lanes are open.

INITIAL POST: A rollover collision on westbound State Route 16 at the east end of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge is blocking the left lane, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation at 4:34 p.m. WSDOT traffic cameras show vehicles backed up to at least the South Union Avenue ramp.

One vehicle carrying a 25-foot travel trailer was involved in the collision, and there is minor injury, Washington State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill said.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

WSDOT traffic camera picture
WSDOT camera photo of traffic backed up by South Union Avenue
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  1. Buster4me says:

    Was there a second accident happening on the Gig Harbor side of WB 16 ? Saw the road sign that collision was cleared off the bridge only to enounter another accident just when I got over the bridge. Is it that hard for people to just keep driving in a straight line ? …on a road with no oncoming traffic ?

  2. Yep….It’s that hard. Cant be done.

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