Corn Spills Across I-90 After Multiple Vehicle Crash

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP
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Kittitas County, WA – The Washington State Patrol responded to a three vehicle crash involving two Semi-Tractors that rolled over on Westbound I-90 near milepost 69 around 3:25 a.m. on August 11th, 2017.

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP

According to a press memo from the Washington State Patrol, 35-year old Michael Casey of Ashford was traveling Westbound I-90 near milepost 69 in a 2017 International Tractor pulling a Great Dane Trailer.  The press memo states Mr. Casey attempted to change lanes to avoid fog and lost control of his Tractor and rolled.

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP

A second tractor, a red 1997 Peterbilt pulling  two pine trailers was also traveling Westbound I-90. The driver,  59-year old Thomas Hume of Richland, observed the collision, over-corrected, lost control and also rolled.

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP

A red 2007 Toyota Camry being driven by 55-year old Cynthia Sneed of Yakima swerved to avoid the collision and collided with a 2018 Kenworth Tractor with an International Trailer. The Kenworth was being driven by 46-year old Richard Globe of Auburn.  Mr. Globe attempted to avoid the collision by passing on the shoulder.

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP

All four vehicles came to rest blocking the Westbound Lanes of I-90.

Thomas Hume was injured and transported by Medics to Kittitas Valley Healthcare. The press memo says none of the other drivers were injured.

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP

Cascade Towing and Willettes Towing assisted with impounding the crashed vehicles for safe keeping.

Photo: Trooper Brian Moore, WSP

Drugs or alcohol are not suspect in the crash. Troopers say the cause of the crash is Speed To Fast For Conditions by Driver One.  Charges are pending against driver one.

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