Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: May 12, 2016
Contact: Trooper Rick Johnson
Phone: (425) 766-0336
Twitter: @wastatepatrol

WSP Seeking Witnesses To a Felony Hit and Run Collision

King County -- The Washington State Patrol is investigating a serious injury hit and run collision which occurred at 5:27pm on May 11, 2016. This collision occurred SB Interstate 5 in the area of Interurban, approximately milepost 156.

A Nissan Murano slowed due to traffic and was struck by an Audi A6, causing it to spin across three lanes and come to rest in lane 5.  A motorcycle traveling in lane 5 was unable to avoid the Murano and the subsequent collision caused the motorcycle rider to be ejected, causing serious injuries.

The driver of the causing vehicle fled the scene on foot and has yet to be apprehended.

Washington State Patrol detectives are seeking any witnesses that may have information pertaining to this collision.  Please contact Detective Russ Haake at (425) 401-7717.