Fatal Collision Closes SR 203 near Fall City for six hours Wednesday

State Route 203, just north of the SR 202 roundabout in Fall City, was the site of a fatality collision on Wednesday afternoon, March 16, 2016.

According to the Washington State Patrol, a 34-year old Renton man died after his pickup truck veered into oncoming traffic and struck a dump truck head-on along  SR 203, about a half-mile from the roundabout.

The result of the collision left the pickup truck blocking the southbound lane and the dump truck in the northbound ditch adjacent the two-lane highway.

The 69-year old dump truck driver, also from Renton, was injured and transported to Swedish Medical Center.  Both vehicles were totaled in the collision.

The fatal accident had SR 203 closed for approximately 6 1/2 hours, re-opening around 9PM on Wednesday night.

According to the WSP accident report, it was unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved.


Photo: screenshot google maps
Photo: screenshot google maps



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