Wrong-way driver hits WSP trooper on U.S. 195
A wrong-way driver collided with a Washington State Patrol cruiser on U.S. 195 on Wednesday afternoon.
The trooper was attempting to stop the wrong-way driver near Excelsior Road, 3 miles south of Spokane shortly after 2 p.m., according to a news release from the WSP. The trooper wasn’t injured, but an ambulance was ordered as a precaution to evaluate the other driver, whom the release described as “elderly.”
The northbound lanes were partially blocked as investigators worked at the scene, but the roadway is now clear.