Washington police say that a motorist has been arrested after opening fire on a truck following a rear end collision.
The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday in Fife, Washington.
Police say that the incident began when the truck rear ended a car on southbound I-5.
After the rear end crash, police say that the car driver opened fire on the truck, shooting 15 rounds. Bullets struck the windshield, hood of the truck, and the driver’s side door.
BREAKING: A look inside the bullet-riddled semi truck that a driver opened fire on on the southbound I-5 on-ramp near Port of Tacoma Rd. The bullets missed the driver who is doing fine. @KING5Seattle pic.twitter.com/KMhYWIeilE
— Christin Ayers (@ChristinAyers5) November 15, 2019
The motorist later called 911 to report the incident and was taken into custody.
The truck driver wasn’t hurt and stayed at the scene.
Local news outlet King 5 reports that it isn’t clear what led up to the rear end crash or shooting but that police do believe that the motorist may have been impaired.
What we know so far…
Semi and a sedan were involved in a collision. The semi rear ended the sedan. Driver of the sedan then fired several shots at the semi. No injuries from the collision and no one was hit from the gunfire. The shooter is in custody without further incident. pic.twitter.com/OP5qj4G5S1
— Trooper Johnna Batiste (@wspd1pio) November 15, 2019