Semi-Truck Overturns in Hit-and-Run Collision near Evergreen
SPOKANE, WA (November 17, 2018) – A hit-and-run motorist was arrested after a DUI crash on eastbound Interstate 90, Saturday morning. The suspect was identified as 26-year-old Isaiah Antoine. His place of residence was not immediately disclosed.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision took place near milepost 60 near Evergreen. Based on the report from the troopers, the incident occurred after a reckless black pickup truck slammed into a passenger car. The truck then hit a semi, which spun out of control and landed on its side.
Antoine, the driver of the pickup left the scene after the pile-up accident. He was later found by deputies hiding near the Valley Mall. He was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries. The driver of the semi and a passenger were treated at the scene and later released.
All eastbound I-90 lanes were closed while a clearing operation was conducted. Antoine is facing charges of felony DUI and hit-and-run. No further details have been released to the public, as investigation continues.
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