Man Pronounced Dead after Fatal Rollover Collision near Milepost 221

RITZVILLE, WA (November 29, 2021) – 37-year-old Tony T. Phelps lost his life in a pickup-truck accident on Interstate 90, Sunday morning.

The crash happened around 3:30 a.m., on Interstate 90 near Milepost 221, just south of Ritzville. Dispatchers responded to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, Phelps was driving west in a Ford pickup-truck hauling a trailer that. For reasons still unknown, the vehicle jackknifed, and eventually overturned.

Due to the impact, Phelps was ejected from the vehicle. Despite life-saving efforts, medics pronounced Phelps dead at the scene. However, no other injuries were reported.

Authorities did not considered drugs or alcohol to be a factor in the accident. At this time, an investigation is still currently underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences are with the family and friends of Tony Phelps.

At Sweet James, they do not see ourselves as just your attorneys. Instead, they are your teammates. They are not willing to stop until the insurance company or the other responsible party is ready to pay you what you fairly deserve. If you have lost a loved one caused by someone else’s negligence, they want to help you obtain an adequate settlement that reflects the true value of your loss. Losing a loved one is never easy, but with their team, you can rest assured that you have an enthusiastic attorney on your side. For more details, please call them at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

LA Weekly