The driver of this car escaped with non-life-threatening injuries in a crash just after 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 near the intersection of Kent Des Moines Road, West Meeker Street and Reith Road. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

The driver of this car escaped with non-life-threatening injuries in a crash just after 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 near the intersection of Kent Des Moines Road, West Meeker Street and Reith Road. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

Car traveling at high rate of speed in Kent collides with truck

Driver escapes with non-life-threatening injuries in Aug. 5 crash along Kent Des Moines Road

A car reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed collided with a truck just after 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 in Kent.

The collison was along Kent Des Moines Road near the intersection with West Meeker Street and Reith Road, according to Puget Sound Fire. The agency reported it was a high-speed crash.

Paramedics transported the driver of the car with non-life-threatening injuries to a hospital, according to Puget Sound Fire.


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The Washington State Patrol, Kent Police and Puget Sound Fire respond to a Saturday, Aug. 5 crash along Kent Des Moines Road near Meeker Street. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

The Washington State Patrol, Kent Police and Puget Sound Fire respond to a Saturday, Aug. 5 crash along Kent Des Moines Road near Meeker Street. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

A car reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed collided with a truck Saturday, Aug. 5 in Kent near Kent Des Moines Road and West Meeker Street. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

A car reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed collided with a truck Saturday, Aug. 5 in Kent near Kent Des Moines Road and West Meeker Street. COURTESY PHOTO, Puget Sound Fire

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