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A Washington state highway was closed closed in both directions Tuesday night after several cars became trapped in tumbleweeds.
The 31-year-old man, who was not identified in a news release, died after being taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center overnight Saturday after his SUV rolled into a creek northeast of Mead, the Washington State Patrol said.
After Washington State Patrol interviewed and released two parents in Spokane County Tuesday evening in relation to an Amber Alert issued from Seattle, troopers arrested the father, Nicholas Antonie, around 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday for violating a protection order and making threats to harm.
The Washington State Patrol arrested a second intoxicated man who tried to bypass police cars and drive into the scene of an unrelated crash at Division Street and Magnesium Road Sunday night. Just before 7 p.m. Spokane police were investigating a two-car crash that sent one person to the hospital.
The Washington State Patrol said the man’s SUV “left the roadway to the right for an unknown reason, traveled approximately 75 yards and struck rocks” before reentering the roadway and rolling over twice.
Eastbound lanes of the highway were closed briefly to allow the helicopter to land, but the roadway was completely open as of 8:45 a.m.
A Lewiston resident was injured Tuesday afternoon in a crash on U.S. Highway 195 south of Rosalia, the Washington State Patrol reported. Kevin S. Acree, 48, was driving his Dodge pickup north on U.S. 195 about five miles south of Rosalia about 2:30 p.m. when a semitruck in front of him stopped to make a left turn. The pickup rear-ended the semitruck. Acree, who was wearing a seat belt, was injured and transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
The Washington State Patrol is investigating after a light fixture was shattered and a knife was lodged in the door of where the state Supreme Court convenes.
A distracted Spokane driver caused a single-car rollover crash in Douglas County crash that sent five people to the hospital Saturday evening, according to Washington State Patrol.
Dylan Thomas, 21, of Spokane Valley, was transported to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Monday night after he was ejected from his vehicle during a single-car rollover crash on State Route 27.
A small hazardous materials leak closed the Washington State Patrol port of entry at westbound I-90 near the Washington-Idaho border Thursday evening.
A van was driving on Highway 2 west of the Air Force base when a truck approaching from behind lost control on a patch of ice and struck the van, according to Washington State Patrol.
Westbound I-90 closed at the Vantage Bridge at about 10:30 a.m. this morning after a tanker spilled a large amount of fuel in the roadway. Washington State Patrol had no estimate for when the interstate would reopen as of noon.
An engineering teacher at Washington State University has been hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash near Pullman early Sunday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
One person died in a single-vehicle accident in Lincoln County at 11:34 a.m. Friday, Washington State Patrol reported.
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.
The Washington State Patrol reported the death of Alvera Quaschnick on Monday.
The fatal crash, east of Othello, occurred around 5 a.m. in the Hanford Reach National Monument wildlife refugee.
The crash, near Wild Rose Road, is under investigation, according to a news release from the Washington State Patrol.
Gina M. Duer, 42, of Deer Park, was booked into the Spokane County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence. Dominick D. Pirtle, 28, of Spokane, was injured and taken to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.