Traffic Accident on Interstate 90 Resulting in One Fatality, Multiple InjuredMOSES LAKE, WA (August 14, 2023) – Wednesday afternoon, one person died following a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 90. On August 2nd, deputies were dispatched following a deadly multi-vehicle crash that happened in the eastbound lanes, the Washington State Patrol said. Investigation showed that a vehicle headed eastbound attempted to pass other vehicles when it slammed into gravel and overturned several times. As a result, the driver was ejected from the vehicle, and the vehicle was sent over to the westbound lanes causing a collision with another driver. Furthermore, at least nine people sustained injuries and authorities transported them to a hospital. Moments later, the ejected driver was pronounced dead at the scene. In addition, the police have not yet released the identity of the deceased as well as the identities of the injured people. Consequently, the deputies blocked all lanes of the interstate for clearing duties. It has been reopened since. Meanwhile, the officers stated that no charges were filed. An active investigation is still underway.
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