One person passed away and a second was hurt in a chain-reaction accident triggered by a speeding driver Monday afternoon in Fife, Washington, Fife Police stated.
As per Sergeant Tom Thompson with Fife Police, a motorist was passing an automobile on 70th Avenue E prior to drifting back into the mainline of traffic, and knocking into the back of a line of 3 automobiles that were stopped at a red light.
The driver of the vehicle that got hit first was killed. That vehicle was pressed into a 2nd vehicle whose driver was taken to medical facility with unidentified injuries. A 3rd vehicle was likewise rear-ended, however that driver did not suffer any injuries, as per Sergeant Thompson.
The causing motorist might have suffered, Thompson stated, and speeding is the main cause of the accident.
As of 2:30 p.m., 70th Avenue at 26th Street E is closed while teams process the scene.
Traffic is anticipated to be seriously affected for next few hours, and drivers are asked to use other routes.