Tacoma, WA – Multi-Car Crash with Injuries on I-5 NB Near Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Tacoma, WA (December 20, 2023) – On the afternoon of December 20th, a three-car collision occurred on northbound I-5 near the Joint Base Lewis-McChord military base. The incident was reported at 2:08 p.m., leading to the blockage of two right lanes at milepost 121.23. According to information from WSDOT Tacoma, the crash involved two cars and a box truck, as confirmed by Washington State Patrol trooper John Dattilo, who reported injuries. A 16-year-old involved in the collision experienced chest pain and was transported to the hospital as a precautionary measure. Fortunately, no other injuries were reported in connection with this crash, as stated by Trooper Dattilo. The incident was cleared by 3:18 p.m., as communicated by WSDOT Tacoma. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
We extend our wishes for a swift recovery to those affected by this incident.