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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)
From staff reports

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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