Highway 16 tanker truck rollover caused by blown tire

The rollover of a tanker truck right before rush hour just past Gorst on Friday was caused by a blown tire, according to the Washington State Patro...

November 20, 2022
10:26 PM

The rollover of a tanker truck right before rush hour just past Gorst on Friday was caused by a blown tire, according to the Washington State Patrol.The tanker truck, driven by a 52-year-old man from Renton, was headed east on Highway 16 on Friday at about 2:15 p.m. when its tire blew east of Anderson Hill, according to a memo issued by the Washington State Patrol. The blown tire caused the truck to overturn, coming to a rest on the driver's side.The driver, wearing a seatbelt, was not injured, according to the state patrol, adding in a memo that charges "are under investigation.

Kimberly Rubenstein