‘I ran for my life,” WSP Trooper recounts frightening I-90 crash
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Two Washington State Patrol Troopers were pulled to the side of I-90 Sunday evening in a snow storm, assisting a vehicle involved in a crash. Trooper Rob Nance was outside of his cruiser when an out of control car smashed into the other trooper’s cruiser. That patrol car slammed into Nance’s car. He ran for safety.
After the crash Trooper Nance wrote this on a social media post: “Tonight was a night I hoped would never come … I saw the vehicle coming at a high rate and I ran for my life. I am not injured but my friend was transported with non life threatening injuries.”
The other trooper, who was inside his patrol car when it was hit, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. I-90 was shut down for a few hours at Barker during the crash, clean-up and investigation.
The driver who hit the patrol car was arrested for vehicular assault. We have not been told the identity of the driver.
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