Driver extracted from car in rollover crash just south of Spokane Valley

Emergency personnel responded to a rollover crash on on State Route 27, just two miles south of Spokane Valley, early Saturday morning.

Washington State Patrol said the crash took place around 1 a.m. near mile post 81.5.

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies and Spokane Valley firefighters arrived at the scene, where they had to remove a person from the badly-mangled car.

0120 am 11/23/19 Extrication response Hwy 27/So. Copper River Rd. @SCFD8 @SpokaneValleyFF @SpokaneValleyFD on scene. 1 pt transported.
Hwy 27 blocked

— Spokane Co.FD8 Firefighters (@spokaneco8_3711) November 23, 2019

That person was taken to the hospital.

A portion of State Route 27 was blocked but has since re-opened.

WSP said alcohol was a factor in the crash.