Tacoma, Washington, has a long and rich history as a transportation and trade hub in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately, transportation and trade also means car accidents, truck accidents, and other traffic accidents. Learn more about Tacoma's roads, interstates, and highways - and read about recent Tacoma car accidents.

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Tacoma Car Accidents | Tacoma Washington Car Wreck

Located in Pierce County, Washington, and the home to almost 200,000 people, Tacoma, Washington is a beautiful port city that boasts a rich history of international trade, Pacific Northwest culture, and proud generations of blue-collar workers. However, the city's location and density lends itself to a number of Washington bike accidents, Washington car accidents, and Washington pedestrian accidents.

Tacoma, Washington, is one of the most walkable cities in the nation. This means, however, that the tightly packed city is especially prone to city driving accidents, pedestrian accidents, and cyclist accidents. Surrounding Tacoma are major roadways such as I-5, I-95, U.S. 16, U.S 512, and U.S. 167 - all of which are often the locations of serious Washington car accidents and Washington car accident injuries.

Here are just a few examples of Washinton State car accidents in or near Tacoma, WA:

· On Sunday in Adams County, a driver and passenger from Tacoma, Washington were injured when the driver of the car fell asleep at the wheel and veered off of the road. Leao Pitoitua, 19, the driver, and Malcom Stanback, 18, were both taken by emergency workers to a local hospital.

· On State route 515 in Washington, a pickup truck crossed the centerline and ran head on into another vehicle. Both the pickup driver and his passenger, both from Kent, were rushed to the hospital with neck and back injuries, while a dog in the truck was also seriously injured.

· On Christmas Eve last year in Tacoma, Washington, a drunk driver on Golden Given Road East struck and killed a pedestrian, 18-year-old Peter Pung.