Two Injured in Entrapment Accident Near Lake Tapps

The roadway was reportedly closed for several hours after the 6 p.m. accident as investigators gathered information from the scene but as of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday it was open and clear.

Two people suffered injuries - one seriously - following a two-vehicle head-on collision on the 2000 block of 214th Avenue East near Lake Tapps Wednesday evening.

According to East Pierce Fire and Rescue's Facebook page, the accident was reported at 6:06 p.m. and involved an SUV and a sedan. The driver of the sedan, who needed to be extricated, sustained serious injuries; both drivers were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. There were no other occupants.

It appeared that one of the vehicles crossed the center line.

The crash was under investigation by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office who kept the roadway closed into Wednesday evening. Dispatchers at 10:30 p.m. reported the roadway was clear.


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