Tractor operator fined $191 for crash into home

Jul 01, 2018
Photo by: Brian Soergel

The Edmonds Police Department has finished its investigation into the cause of the crash of an unoccupied tractor-trailer into an Edmonds home on Olympic Avenue June 18.

Investigating were the traffic unit, Washington State Patrol and a specially trained commercial vehicle inspector. They determined that there were factors on the tractor operator’s part that contributed to the crash.

The operator was cited for a violation of federal regulations and equipment pertaining to commercial vehicles, a civil infraction that carries a $191 fine.

There are no criminal charges, and the investigation is closed.


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