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Archives: 2013


CLEARED: Crash blocking both directions of SR 410 near Buckley

An accident is blocking both directions of state Route 410 near Buckley, the state Department of Transportation reported.

The collision occurred about 8 a.m. at milepost 19 near 262nd Avenue East.

All lanes are blocked in both directions, causing major backups.

UPDATE as of 9:56 a.m.: SR 410 is now open. Three people were taken to local hospitals with injuries from the three-car crash.


CLEARED: Rollover causing backups near Tacoma Dome

Responders work on an overturned vehicle on North-bound Interstate 5 South of Pacific Avenue.
(Peter Haley/staff photographer)

One person was injured this morning after rolling their car on northbound Interstate 5 near the Tacoma Dome, according to the State Patrol.

The accident, which occurred about noon, caused backups as drivers tried to navigate past the wreckage.

The driver was taken to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries, trooper Guy Gill said.


CLEARED: Overturned semi blocking off-ramp to northbound I-705 in Tacoma

A collision on northbound Interstate 705 in Tacoma is blocking the off-ramp to City Center, the state Department of Transportation reports.

The accident occurred about 7:15 a.m. at milepost 133 near state Route 7/Pacific Avenue.

Trooper Guy Gill said no one was injured but it’s unclear how long the off-ramp to City Center will remain blocked.

UPDATE as of 8:12 a.m.: WSDOT reports that the northbound Interstate 5 exit to I-705 in Tacoma will stay closed through “at least” the morning as crews work to clear sheetrock from the road that fell off the overturned semi.


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CLEARED: Collision on westbound SR 410 in Sumner blocking lane

An accident near state Route 410 and state Route 162 in Sumner is blocking the right lane, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The collision occurred about 8 a.m. at milepost 10 on westbound SR 410.

Troopers and emergency responders are on scene.

UPDATE as of 8:51 a.m.: All lanes are open.