TUKWILA, Wash — A 19-year-old was killed in a wrong-way crash along Interstate 5 near Tukwila Thursday night, according to the Washington State Patrol (WSP).
WSP said a 46-year-old Puyallup man was driving the wrong way northbound on I-5 around 11:30 p.m. when the crash occurred. The vehicle driven by the 19-year-old from Seattle was struck and engulfed in flames within minutes, authorities said.
The 19-year-old did not survive.
The wrong-way driver was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he died Friday morning.
The northbound lanes at the S 188 on-ramp near Tukwila were closed for several hours during the investigation. All lanes were reopened by early Friday morning.
Puget Sound Fire, the Tukwila Fire Department, the South Kitsap Fire and Rescue and Medic One were at the scene of the deadly crash.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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