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One stabbed, one arrested after road rage incident on SR-410 near Sumner/Bonney Lake

deputies and officers investigate stabbing scene

Yesterday, at 3:03 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a stabbing in the 17100 block of SR-410 between Sumner and Bonney Lake. The 911 caller reported that he had been stabbed in the chest following an apparent road-rage incident.

When deputies arrived, they detained the suspect while a Sumner Police officer provided first aid to the victim. Fire personnel took over medical treatment once they arrived.

Deputies learned the victim was on a motorcycle and the suspect was driving a pickup truck. They got into an argument on 166th Ave E about the motorcycle letting vehicles make left turns in front of him when he had the right of way. The truck drove around the motorcycle and onto eastbound SR-410. Halfway up the hill, the driver pulled into a restaurant parking lot and the motorcycle followed.

The two started arguing and bumped chests before the pickup truck driver stabbed the victim. The victim then used a pocket knife to flatten one of the pickup truck’s tires so the suspect could not leave. The two then waited for police to arrive.

After speaking to both parties, deputies arrested the 64-year-old pickup truck driver for assault in the first degree. The 38-year-old victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.