Traffic

Overturned semi blocking SR 509 in Fife

Collision of tractor trailers slows Port of Tacoma traffic

Two tractor trailers collided on the intersection of Alexander Avenue East and State Route 509. Northbound SR-509 was closed and traffic rerouted as debris was cleared.
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Two tractor trailers collided on the intersection of Alexander Avenue East and State Route 509. Northbound SR-509 was closed and traffic rerouted as debris was cleared.

A semi truck overturned and is blocking all northbound lanes on state Route 509 in Fife, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The crash occurred about 11:20 a.m. near Alexander Avenue.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes.

Traffic is being detoured at Port of Tacoma Road. Northbound SR 59 is closed from Milwaukee Ave to 54th Avenue and Alexander Avenue is closed at 12th Sreet East.

Details on how the semi overturned were not immediately available.

This is a developing post. More information will be added when it is released.

Stacia Glenn; 253-597-8653
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