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Puyallup Car Accident Washington: Five dead after solo crash on SR 512 in Puyallup

Puyallup Car Accident Washington: Five dead after solo crash on SR 512 in Puyallup.

Five persons were killed after a single-car crash on State Route 512 eastbound in Puyallup on Sunday, January 14, 2024. The deadly collision has shut all eastbound lanes.

The incident occurred at 4:27 a.m. close to 104th St. E and 31st Ave SW, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

For this collision, the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) of the Washington State Patrol (WSP) was triggered. According to WSP Trooper John Dattilo, as the crew performs their investigation, the closure will linger for a few more hours.

As of right moment, neither the victims’ names nor the accident’s cause are known.

Further details concerning the circumstances surrounding the crash was not immediately released, as investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story.

Location Facts

Puyallup is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States, located about 10 miles southeast of Tacoma and 35 miles south of Seattle. It had a population of 42,973 at the 2020 census. The city’s name comes from the Puyallup Tribe of Native Americans and means “the generous people.”