July 17, 2014 in City

Multiple-vehicle crash closes I-90 west of Vantage

From staff reports
 

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol is now reporting the accident involves 15 cars and nine semis, not six.

UPDATE: Westbound Interstate 90 is now open at Vantage. Eastbound remains closed at Exit 115 due to collision at milepost 127.

An aerial view of the multiple-vehicle accident on Interstate 90. (Photo courtesy: WSP)

Original story

A 15-car, six-semi collision has closed Interstate 90’s eastbound lanes at Vantage. The westbound lanes also are closed due to poor visibility, the Washington State Patrol has reported.

An aerial view of the multiple-vehicle accident on Interstate 90. (Photo courtesy: WSP)

The accident first was reported about 11:15 a.m. A WSP spokesman said about 11 people have been injured but the extent of those injuries is not yet known.

A close-up view of the multiple-vehicle accident on Interstate 90. (Photo courtesy: WSP)


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