85-year-old driver in critical condition following rollover collision - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

85-year-old driver in critical condition following rollover collision

SPOKANE, Wash. - Police are investigating a single vehicle rollover collision that happened at 2nd Ave. and Altamont around 11 a.m. Saturday.

Police say the 2003 Honda CRV had just gotten off I-90 and was westbound on 2nd Ave. when the 85-year-old male driver lost control for an unknown reason and drove up onto a hill and flipped the vehicle onto its roof.

The driver and his 88-year-old female passenger both had to be extricated from the vehicle and were taken to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries.  Police said at last check the man's injuries were critical.

The intersection was closed for about four hours while police investigated the crash.  Police suspect the driver may have suffered from some medical problem that might have caused the crash, but say they won't know for sure until at least Monday.

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