WSP Trooper Hurt in Spokane Crash on 90 Freeway
SPOKANE, WA (June 16, 2020) – Early Sunday morning, Tyler Howland sustained injuries in an auto accident on 90 Freeway, west of downtown Spokane.
The incident happened just after 5:30 a.m. west on Highway 195 interchange on 90 Freeway. According to reports, a WSP patrol car stopped on the right shoulder. However, an eastbound vehicle on 90 Freeway struck the marked patrol car.
As a result, 28-year-old Tyler G. Howland, who drove the WSP vehicle, suffered injuries in the crash. Responders then took them to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
The state financial records revealed that Howland is a WSP state trooper.
39-year-old Ronald L. Umland of Warden drove the car that hit the vehicle.
The WSP currently investigate the car crash.
Meanwhile, reports revealed that Tyler Howland wore his seatbelt when the crash occurred.
Due to the crash, the police closed all lanes of 90 Freeway east. Meanwhile, the westbound lanes were opened late Sunday morning.
Always pay attention to other drivers, especially on busy freeways. Whenever you are behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to follow all traffic laws. Make sure to avoid distractions that can lead to serious auto accidents. As a driver, maintain a safe speed and only drive when you are alert and sober.
Turning to a Personal Injury Attorney
The most valuable step you can take in response to a vehicle crash is hiring a personal injury attorney.
Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
“We can secure evidence in your favor, request additional information, get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
We encourage you to speak with us today if you have suffered injuries in an auto accident. At Sweet Lawyers, we understand the impact of accidents on victims, and the financial difficulties they have to go through. Our seasoned personal injury lawyers will provide you with the best legal representation and guide you to a high settlement. With over 44 years of experience in the legal field, we know how to tackle your case from all angles. For more information, call us today at (800) 674 7852.