Watch: Dash cam video captures tree fall on car on Interstate 5

A driver's dash cam was rolling the moment a tree fell onto a car on Interstate 5 near Fife, Wash. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (Photo: screen grab from Radimer Lewis video)

FIFE, Wash. - A driver's dash cam was rolling the moment a tree came crashing down on a car on Interstate 5 near Fife Wednesday afternoon.

Driver Radimer Lewis Sr. was just a few cars behind when the tree fell across the roadway near 70th Street and slammed on top of a Toyota Prius.

Watch Dash cam captures tree fall on car:

A 54-year-old woman who was driving the Prius was knocked unconscious and was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with head injuries. As of 10:00 p.m. hospital staff said she was listed in satisfactory condition.

Traffic was backed up on I-5 for at least 10 miles as State Department of Transportation crews removed the fallen tree from the roadway.

No word yet on what caused the tree to fall.



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