A crash injured four people on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the Interstate 5 southbound lanes near South 272nd Street. COURTESY PHOTO, South King Fire and Rescue

A crash injured four people on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the Interstate 5 southbound lanes near South 272nd Street. COURTESY PHOTO, South King Fire and Rescue

4 injured after semi-truck rolls on I-5 south near Kent

Collision occurred just before noon on Oct. 28 near South 272nd Street

Four people were injured when a semi-truck rolled on Interstate 5 south near Kent on Thursday, Oct. 28.

Shortly before noon, South King Fire and Rescue crews responded to the freeway just south of South 272nd Street for reports of a multiple-vehicle collision.

A semi trailer detached from the truck, leaving the trailer on its side in the roadway, according to a tweet from South King Fire. The truck drove through a road barrier and rolled onto its side.

Two patients suffered non-life-threatening injuries and two additional patients have minor injuries. One of the patients was transported to a local hospital.

Large debris scattered in and near the roadway, leaving several freeway lanes closed.

The Washington State Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.


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