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Tag: Highway 512

Oct.
26th

ALL CLEAR: Lane of Highway 512 blocked by crash

A crash is blocking the left lane of westbound Highway 512 at Pioneer Avenue in Puyallup, the state DOT reports.

The incident was reported about 7:45 a.m.

A tow truck is headed to the scene. Troopers, firefighters and transportation crews are there now.

UPDATE: The crash has been cleared and the left lane is now open to traffic.

Oct.
23rd

UPDATED: Crash blocks all lanes of Highway 512

A multiple-vehicle crash is still blocking all lanes of westbound Highway 512 at Interstate 5, the state Department of Transportation reports.

The crash involved a semi-truck, two cars and a pickup truck, according to the Washington State Patrol.

One person, a pregnant woman, received minor injuries. Two other drivers suffered broken bones and their conditions were considered serious.

A WSP spokeswoman said the crash began about 2:30 p.m. when a semi-tractor trailer rear ended a car which in turn hit a pickup truck that then hit a second car. The pickup truck then rolled over off the freeway, she said.

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Oct.
19th

One arrested, two injured in Puyallup chain-reaction crash

Washington State Patrol troopers arrested an Enumclaw woman Saturday after she alleged drove too fast for the rainy conditions, caused a chain-reaction crash and seriously injured a Buckley teen.

The 18-year-old Buckley woman sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup for treatment, a State Patrol press release said.

The crash occurred about 1:55 p.m. Saturday in the westbound lanes of State Route 512 near the Puyallup Fairgrounds. The four-car crash blocked two of the three lanes for more than two hours.

Witnesses reported a 46-year-old Enumclaw woman was driving too fast for the

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Sep.
21st

Crash blocks lane of Highway 512 near Lakewood

A crash is blocking the left lane of westbound State Route 512 near the Interstate 5 interchange this morning, the state DOT reports.

The crash occurred around 7:35 a.m. Troopers and paramedics were responding to the scene.

UPDATE: The crash has been cleared and all lanes are open.

Transportation officials warn drivers to expect “heavy congestion” through the area.

Sep.
15th

ALL CLEAR: Crash blocking lane of Highway 512

A crash is blocking the right lane of westbound Highway 512 at Steele Street, the state DOT reports.

The collision is in the westbound direction near the I-5 interchange in Lakewood.

Troopers, paramedics and firefighters were at the scene.

UPDATE: The lane is now open. The collision blocked the right lane for about 15 minutes, DOT reports.