King County, WA – The Washington State Patrol’s Major accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is investigating a fatality collision involving a passenger car and an un-occupied new TransLink BC bus in transport from Minnesota to Vancouver, Canada.
The collision occurred on Westbound I-90, just east of State Route 18 at approximately 5:50 a.m. on Friday, March 22nd, 2019. A vehicle came disabled in lane one, shortly after the bus approached and began to make a lane change before striking the disabled vehicle.
Troopers say the male driver of the vehicle died at the scene. A female passenger in the vehicle was transported to a local hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The female driver of the bus was not injured.
MAIT detectives are examining all aspects that led to this collision and are seeking additional witnesses that may have information surrounding this traffic collision.
If you know anything about this collision, or know someone who does, you are asked to email or call Detective Russ Haake at (425) 401-7717, firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Detective Sergeant Jason Kraus at (425) 870-4598, Jason.email@example.com.