By Associated Press - Saturday, July 4, 2015

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) - A two-car crash on Interstate 5 left one person dead near Tumwater and then several others were injured in a second crash near the first site.

KOMO-TV reports ( ) the first crash happened just before 6 a.m. on Saturday when two cars collided. Washington State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill says one person was killed. He says it’s being investigated as a vehicular homicide.

As troopers were wrapping up their investigation, as second four-car crash occurred nearby.

Gill says there were multiple injuries. A child was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Their conditions were not known.

That crash forced the closure of all northbound lanes of I-5. Gill says they expect they’ll remain closed through midday Saturday.


Information from: KOMO-TV,

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