Injuries Reported in Spokane Auto Accident on Interstate 90 near US 2
SPOKANE, WA (May 26, 2021) – Tuesday night, eight people suffered injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 near US 2.
The crash involving several vehicles blocked all westbound and two eastbound lanes around 5:30 p.m. Also, the officials confirmed that responders took eight people to local hospitals.
By 6:00 p.m. State trooper Jeff Sevigney revealed that the crash didn’t lead to serious injuries. However, the Spokane Fire Department later clarified that eight people suffered injuries, one critically. Also, responders freed one injured patient using the jaws of life.
At this time, the troopers haven’t confirmed whether alcohol played a role in the crash.
Meanwhile, the crash led to a traffic backup to the Altamont Street interchange roughly 3 miles by 5:40 p.m. The crash also backed up traffic on eastbound I-90 near the US 2 interchange.
By 8:00 p.m., all lanes have since reopened.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Moreover, driving defensively prepares you for emergencies.
Moving Forward in a Multi-Vehicle Accident
According to the US Department of Transportation, there are nearly 300,000 merging accidents every year.
Indeed, common events on the road can just as swiftly become safety hazards. Furthermore, one must remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a multi-vehicle accident.
Sweet Lawyers offer legal representation from experienced and compassionate attorneys that safeguard your legal rights.
Ultimately, we value the trust and respect of our clients. Thus, we want them to know that injuries sustained in an accident often don’t become apparent until months later when it is too late.
Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers says that Spokane accident cases may call for a separate investigation. Moreover, an experienced attorney can spearhead fighting on behalf of the injured party.
If you have been involved in a dangerous multi-vehicle accident, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet Lawyers. Furthermore, we have over 40 years of experience in the legal field. We know what it takes to win your injury case. Let us fight for you, and achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Thus, call our offices at (800) 674-7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation with a professional.