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VIDEO: Wrong way suspected DUI motorist crashes into big rig on I-5 in Washington


A fiery wrong-way collision involving a semi truck and a passenger vehicle was caught on video by a motorist on Tuesday.

The crash occurred near the Joint Base Lewis-McChord main gate in Pierce County, Washington, on the afternoon of March 7.

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), a passenger vehicle driven by a 53 year old male was traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-5 when it crashed into a northbound semi truck.

The wrong way collision resulted in a major vehicle fire.

No serious injuries were reported.

Six mile traffic backups were reported in each direction of I-5 during the Tuesday evening rush hour.

WSP said that the wrong way driver was taken into custody for DUI.

The crash was caught on video by a motorist in another vehicle. You can view the video below.


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