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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after single-vehicle crash on I-90

Aug. 27, 2019 Updated Tue., Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:34 p.m.

A one-motorcycle crash near the Altamont Exit on eastbound Interstate 90 on Tuesday afternoon shut down three lanes of traffic. (Will Campbell/SR)
A one-motorcycle crash near the Altamont Exit on eastbound Interstate 90 on Tuesday afternoon shut down three lanes of traffic. (Will Campbell/SR)

A motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near the Altamont Street exit on Tuesday afternoon.

Three lanes of traffic were shut down and emergency crews guided cars through an emergency lane, causing a large traffic jam on eastbound I-90 through downtown Spokane.

Washington State Patrol spokesman Jeff Sevigney said no life threatening injuries had been reported as of about 3 p.m.

The cause of the crash was still under investigation at that time, he said.

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