38-Year-Old Driver Dies in a Hit-and-Run Crash on Interstate 5

SEATTLE, WA (October 7, 2021) –  A 38-year-old driver of a moped died in a hit-and-run on Interstate 5 last Saturday morning.

The accident happened on Interstate 5 near Lake City Way on early Saturday morning on October 2.

According to troopers, a man on a moped was traveling south on I-5 when he improperly changed lanes and collided with a Toyota Prius for unclear reasons.

Additionally, troopers said the moped driver was thrown and hit by another car that continued on its way.

Medics eventually pronounced the moped driver dead at the scene due to his injuries.

Investigators are looking for witnesses present at the time of the event and asked them to contact Detective Haske at Russ.Haake@wap.wa.gov.


Sweet James sends out their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim.


If you have lost a loved one in a hit-and-run crash, reach out to Sweet James. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, wrongful death, and car accidents. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435. One of their team members will assist you in a free, no-obligation consultation. At your convenience, you can also reach out to them through email, text message, and online chat. In addition, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, they may be able to help you obtain the police report. Moreover, you can click here to request a police report.

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