Semi-Truck and Cement Truck Collision on 140th Way and SR-169 Resulted in Major Traffic

MAPLE VALLEY, WA (December 30, 2021)  – On Wednesday, a truck collision on 140th Way resulted in road closure and traffic backup in Maple Valley.

The accident happened at 5:00 p.m. on December 12th, in the area of 140th Way Southeast and State Route 169.

As per reports, Troopers responded to a collision between a cement truck and a semi-truck, although the events leading up to the crash remain unknown.

Firefighters and police arrived and discovered significant damage to the traffic signal poles, as well as cement pouring down the road and path.

Furthermore, emergency workers on the site reported a massive fuel spill, prompting the dispatch of a hazmat team.

At this time, officials reported that injured parties only suffered minor injuries.

Maple Valley officials closed the road for several hours for clearing operations, and an active investigation is ongoing.

Because of their sheer size, large vehicles, like semi-trucks and trailers, increase the risk of a crash. So, If you’re driving one, always be mindful of your vehicle’s large height and weight. Maintain your travel lane and follow the speed limit. Also, adjust accordingly to give way for lane changes and other vehicles.

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