SEATAC, Wash. - Troopers are investigating after a 19-year-old woman and a wrong-way driver were killed in a head-on crash near Sea-Tac late Thursday night.
At about 11:30 p.m., crews responded to a report of a serious crash in the northbound lanes of I-5 at the South 188th on-ramp. It closed all lanes.
According to the Washington State Patrol, a driver was going the wrong way in the northbound lanes, and crashed into another car head-on and burst into flames.
The driver, who was identified as a 19-year-old Seattle woman, in the car that was engulfed in flames died.
Troopers said the causing driver, a 46-year-old Puyallup man, was injured and taken to Harborview Medical Center. He later died from his injuries.
The roadway was blocked for several hours.