Vehicles Hit by Rocks Thrown on I-5

Three vehicles were hit by falling rocks while driving on southbound I-5 August 29th near 272nd Street. The softball and basketball sized rocks were thrown onto the freeway at about 2:15am.One of the rocks went through the windshield of a semi truck. The driver sustained minor injures and was treated at the scene. Two other vehicles, an SUV and a sedan were also hit by rocks. Troopers believe that who ever threw these rocks meant to hurt someone.

This is not the first incidence of someone throwing rocks onto I-5. In 1990, Les Miller was killed instantly when a 16 pound rock was thrown onto I-5 hitting his vehicle. It took investigators some time, but they eventually found kids who threw the rock. State troopers are increasing patrols in the Federal Way area hoping to find those behind this most recent act. They are also asking that anyone with information about the rock throwing to contact the Washington State Patrol at 425-649-4370.

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