3 injured, 1 dead in two semi crash on I-90 near Sprague
SPRAGUE, Wash. — UPDATE: One westbound lane of I-90 has been reopened as of 6:00 a.m.
Washington State Patrol says four people were involved in the crash. One of the drivers, 23-year-old Jaspreet Singh, died, one of the drivers was taken from the scene by a Life Flight helicopter with serious injures, and two others were taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
WSP Trooper Jeff Sevigney says one of the trucks involved was carrying mail, so the United States Postal Service is on the way to the scene.
What caused the crash is still being investigated but slick road conditions are believed to be a factor. We know one of the semis jackknifed right before the crash. @kxly4news pic.twitter.com/HglHwBSBoU
— Caroline Flynn (@CarolineF_KXLY) December 12, 2018
One person has died in a collision between two semis on I-90 in Lincoln County. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
According to Washington State Patrol, the vehicles involved in the crash were driving too fast for conditions when one vehicle lost control and jack knifed, blocking all lanes of I-90. The second vehicle involved was unable to stop, striking the vehicle.
Both vehicles came to rest blocking both a lane and shoulder.
The crash scene is currently blocking both westbound lanes of I-90 at milepost 247, 5 miles east of Sprague.
Avoid the area if you can this morning. If you have to use I-90 through the area, WSDOT says to expect moderate to long delays.
We have a crew on the way to the scene. This story will be updated with new information as soon as we have it.
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