The Washington State Patrol Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) is investigating the car/truck serious injury collision that occurred yesterday (April 9, 2013) in the southbound lanes of I-405 at SR 527 in Snohomish County.
Preliminary investigation shows that at approximately 1:08 p.m., a Volkswagen SUV was on the onramp from 527 to southbound 405 when it drove off the roadway to the left. The car crossed a median between the onramp and the mainline and entered the southbound lanes of I-405 where it was broadsided by a tractor/trailer. The driver of the Volkswagen was critically injured.
Detectives are seeking witnesses to the collision and any event leading up to it.
If you saw or heard anything or know someone that did, please call M.A.I.T. Detective Sergeant Jerry Cooper at (360) 805-1192 or Detective Ed Collins at (360) 805-1194.