The Washington State Patrol (WSP) says that a busy interstate will be closed for most of the day on Wednesday following a major pileup crash.
The pileup occurred during freezing fog conditions around 5:30 a.m. on December 7 on eastbound I-90 at mile marker 115 near Kittitas, Washington. Replacement Parts
WSP has confirmed that the pileup involved 18 passenger vehicles and 12 semi trucks.
Local outlet Fox 13 News reports that a semi truck driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. At least two other people were hurt in the crash.
The pileup resulted in the spillage of a truck’s load of apples.
Pictures from the multi-vehicle collision on eastbound I-90 east of Kittitas. Follow @wspd6pio who is on scene for more info. pic.twitter.com/O6WobbGeTu
Officials say that eastbound I-90 will be closed for 10 to 12 hours for cleanup of the pileup.
UPDATE: Eastbound I-90 is closed at Kittitas (MP 115) for an extended period. Detour local roads. @wspd6pio pic.twitter.com/6GtAV87Do8
Filter Diesel This is where drivers are forced off of EB I-90 in Kittitas because of 30 car pile-up. Backup in the off-ramp and you can still see a lot of off fog in the area. pic.twitter.com/smCv21axN7