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WSP trooper injured while responding to I-90 crash

A Washington State Patrol trooper on scene of a crash on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley was injured late Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 when his car was struck by passing vehicle, WSP reported. (Courtesy Washington State Patrol)
A Washington State Patrol trooper on scene of a crash on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley was injured late Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 when his car was struck by passing vehicle, WSP reported. (Courtesy Washington State Patrol)

A Washington State Patrol trooper on scene of a crash on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley was injured late Sunday when his car was struck by a passing vehicle, WSP reported.

The trooper was transported to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, WSP reported on social media.

Troopers were responding to a crash about 6:15 p.m. on eastbound I-90 at the Barker exit when the car struck the WSP car.

The driver was detained and is expected to be charged with vehicular assault, WSP said.

Traffic was diverted from I-90 as the crash was investigated.

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