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WSP Seeks Witnesses To I-90 Bus Crash

CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol is searching for witnesses to Saturday's fatal bus crash on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum. Two bus passengers from Pasco died in the accident.

The Tri-City Herald reports the cause of the crash remains under investigation. The State Patrol says the tour bus was going eastbound on Interstate 90 at about 6:25 p.m., when the driver made a lane change that forced a car off the left side of the road. The car rolled and came to rest on the median. Then the bus swerved right and hit a pickup.

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Two people are dead and several others injured following a tour bus crash on Interstate 90 in central Washington.

Lt. Scott Martin of the Washington State Patrol says the bus struck a pickup truck that was parked on the highway shoulder and then rolled onto its side shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday.Moments later, a passenger car trying avoid the accident crossed into the center median and crashed.

He says two people on the bus were killed. Another person was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition. Several others were rushed to hospitals but Martin says most of them were treated for minor injuries.

The bus was carrying soccer fans from a game in Seattle and headed to Moses Lake in Grant County.

The accident occurred near the town of Cle Elum, about 60 miles northwest of Yakima.
   

 

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