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I-90 near Ritzville open again after serious crash between two semis

RITZVILLE, Wash. - FINAL UPDATE: At 12:26 p.m., WSP Trooper Sevigney tweeted that the road is now clear.

Please be safe while traveling in icy conditions.

UPDATE: According to WSP Trooper Jeff Sevigney, one driver has been airlifted with serious injuries. No other injuries have been reported.

Tow trucks are on scene to clear the road.

UPDATE: As of 9:15 a.m., the right lane is open. The left lane will be blocked indefinitely. Drivers can still expect delays through the area. 

ORIGINAL STORY: Eastbound I-90 is completely blocked at milepost 245, which is 25 miles east of Ritzville, for a serious crash. 

Washington State Patrol reports two semis crashed and an air ambulance is currently on the way. 

It happened around 8:34 a.m. Wednesday. WSDOT officials are telling drivers to expect long delays and find an alternate route if you can. 


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