Woman ‘hiding between barrels’ and ‘lying in the roadway’ struck by semi

A woman who was allegedly seen moving construction barrels, hiding behind them and then lying in the roadway was struck by a semi truck.

The accident occurred early this morning on Interstate 5, just north of Route 516 near Kent, Washington, the Waterland Blog reported.

After striking the woman, the truck driver pulled on the shoulder of the interstate.

The accident caused a 5-mile backup.

The identity of the woman and the truck driver have not been released.

Sources: Waterland Blog, King 5 News Washington and Washington State Patrol