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Category: Pierce County Transit


Man arrested after Federal Way crash with Pierce County bus

A 31-year-old man was arrested after a crash with a Pierce County bus today that involved drugs or alcohol, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The crash happened about 3:20 p.m. on southbound Interstate 5 near South 376th Street, when a vehicle failed to slow for traffic and struck the bus, the State Patrol reported.

No one was injured.

Further details were not immediately available.


Pierce Transit near normal after explosion at natural gas fueling station

There were a variety of “missed runs” on about 11 Pierce Transit routes this morning as the transit agency scrambled  to keep its buses fueled following Monday’s night explosion at its compressed natural gas fueling station in Lakewood.

No routes were totally shut down but there were some routes that had fewer buses running resulting in some missed pickup times, according to agency spolesman Lind Simonsen.

To keep its buses fueled, Simonsen said they are running buses up to Seattle Tacoma International Airport where these is a compressed natural gas fueling station that the agency is allowed to use in

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