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

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: October 14, 2016
Contact: Trooper Rick Johnson
Phone: (425) 766-0812
Twitter: @wastatepatrol

WSP Seeking Witnesses to Fatality Semi Collision

King County --  At approximately 10:12 pm on October 13, 2016, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) received a report of a collision in which a semi rolled over, NB I-5 in the express lanes at Mercer Street.

Trooper McMurtray arrived at the scene at 10:18 pm and immediately determined that the driver was trapped in the cab of the semi. The Seattle Fire Department was called at 10:21 pm and advised of the situation.

The Seattle Fire Department arrived at the scene and unfortunately determined that the driver of the semi was deceased.

The Washington State Patrol is seeking any witnesses with information on this collision.  Please contact Trooper McMurtray at (206) 720-3040 or