Lane restrictions on I-90 at Ryegrass for wildfire and crash

(8-24-17)

VANTAGE, Wash. — Washington State Patrol troopers report a wildfire on Interstate 90 at Ryegrass and a multi serious injury collision near vantage.

WSP said the fatal collision involved one semi, one truck pulling a trailer, one truck and one car.

Eastbound and westbound lanes now have one lane open each way.  WSDOT reports emergency units are on scene. WSP said there will be lane restrictions throughout the evening.

DNR reports the wildfire is around 150 acres.

WSP said there is a multi-vehicle serious injury collision in the area. One passenger died on the way to the hospital and one driver is in serious condition. WSP said the collision was caused by smoke on the road.

The fire's cause is still under investigation.

 

 

 

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