SUV blows through intersection and flips; not weather related - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SUV blows through intersection and flips; not weather related


















MEAD, Wash. - A SUV with two elementary-aged girls in it flipped on its side after the driver illegally drove through an intersection and was struck by another car.

The collision happened at 1st and Freya in Mead just before 6:45 Wednesday morning.

According to sheriff's deputies, the female driver of the SUV did not yield to a Mustang on her right. By law, she had to yield to that car because the intersection of 1st and Freya is uncontrolled.

After the SUV was struck by the Mustang, it flipped on its side, blocking traffic in the area. The driver of the Mustang, a male, was able to safely get out of his car.

No one was seriously injured in the crash

Deputies do not believe weather played a role in the crash and cited the driver of the SUV for Failing to Yield at an unmarked intersection.

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