1 Killed in 8-Vehicle Crash Involving Semi on I-5 in Conway

Updated on: 4/30/2019

One person was killed and five others were injured in a massive crash involving in a semi truck on Interstate 5 in Conway, WA, on Tuesday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol. 

The incident occurred around 5:45 a.m. in the southbound lanes near State Route 534 (milepost 221) in Conway.

The five that were hurt are all expected to survive. 

Images from the scene show a box truck engulfed in flames. At least one vehicle rolled over. The initial investigation shows that traffic was stopped or traveling at a slow rate in the area just prior to the collision when a box truck failed to stop and collided with several vehicles; one driver died at the scene and several others were injured and transported to the hospital.

The incident occurred near a construction zone. The area has been reduced to one lane for a concrete rehab project. 

State Patrol detectives are examining all aspects that lead to this collision and are seeking additional witnesses that may have information surrounding this collision. If you know about this collision, you are asked to email or call Detective Sergeant Jason Kraus at (360) 870-4598 or [email protected] or Detective Russ Haake at [email protected] or (425) 401-7717.

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The Complex Nature of Semi Truck Accidents

After an accident involving a semi truck or other commercial vehicle, it’s key that victims and their families consult with an attorney right away. Time is truly of the essence. 

Seattle-based Davis Law Group has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for semi truck accident victims. Gaining access to the crash scene and witnesses as soon as possible plays a pivotal role in a successful resolution.

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  • Accident scene evidence
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  • Cargo records
  • Trucking company’s reputation
  • Police reports

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  • $2 million settlement for semi truck crash victim: Mr. Davis successfully negotiated a settlement of more than $2 million for a young man who was seriously injured after his vehicle was struck by a semi-truck on Interstate 5 in Seattle. Read more. 
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Chris Davis
Attorney Chris Davis is the founder of Seattle-based Davis Law Group, P.S.
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