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ACCIDENT VIDEO & PHOTOS: Semi Truck Crashes Into Sound Transit Bus

Updated on: 3/6/2019

January 25, 2019 - A video camera inside the Sound Transit bus captures the moment of impact during a collision involving a semi truck and a bus at the intersection of Traffic Avenue and Thompson Street in Sumner, WA. A box truck not visible on the video was also involved in the accident.  Accident scene photos are also available at the bottom of the page.

A Davis Law Group paralegal commuting to work was on the bus at the time of the collision. She and several other commuters were injured in the crash. 

semi truck hits bus

Bus/Semi Truck Accident Details

  • Date: January 25, 2019
  • Time: 6:13am
  • Location: Traffic Avenue and Thompson Street in Sumner, Pierce County, Washington State
  • Accident: The bus had the green light and that and the semi continued through the intersection at a high rate of speed and hit the coach on the passenger’s side front.
  • Semi Truck: K K W Trucking, Inc.
  • Box Truck: Perez Plumbing, Inc.
  • Bus: Sound Transit, 596, Bonney Lake to Sumner Station
  • First Responders: East Pierce Fire & Rescue
  • Injuries: At least 8 people reportedly injured. Bus driver transported to Samaritan Hospital. 

Semi vs Bus Accident Photos


Photo Credit: Pierce Transit / Washington State Transit Insurance Pool

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