Suspect on the loose after fiery crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Suspect on the loose after fiery crash

SPOKANE, Wash. - A suspect is still on the loose after fiery crash in Northwest Spokane. The accident happened between 2 and 2:30 this morning on Strong Road.

According to Spokane Police Officers, the driver was driving westbound down Strong road from the 5 mile Prairie Area towards Indian Trail Road when he lost control, went through a guardrail before taking his car airborne, hitting a power pole and landing at the bottom of the embankment where he hit a tree.

The car caught fire and Spokane County Fire Department responded to put out the flames. Officer Fuller says the driver fled the scene in a passerby's vehicle and was spotted at a service station on Francis Avenue. There was a short foot pursuit but the suspect got away.

At one point this morning about 1,700 people were without power. Officers ask anyone with information to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233

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