Three people riding in a car died Monday in a crash involving fire apparatus north of Spokane (WA), reports theintelligencer.com.
Officials say the crash happened Monday afternoon on 395 North at Grote Road, near Loon Lake, and added that no other life-threatening injuries were reported.
No further information was immediately released.
🚨🚨Traffic Alert 🚨 🚨— Trooper J. Sevigney (@wspd4pio) June 8, 2021
Troopers are on scene.
Multiple fatalities reported. Please avoid the area. Air ambulance dispatched for victims with serious injuries. https://t.co/wR45rSW4H3
Update- Collision involving car and fire truck. 3 confirmed fatalities in passenger car. No other life threatening injuries reported. @WSDOT_East crews enroute to establish detour. Traffic backup is now several miles. Please avoid area.— Trooper J. Sevigney (@wspd4pio) June 8, 2021
Update- Scene supervisor advising roadway will be closed at least 2 more hours. Please avoid the area.— Trooper J. Sevigney (@wspd4pio) June 8, 2021
WSP Detectives are on scene conducting the investigation.