Governor Gregoire Involved In Non-Injury Collision In King Count - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Governor Gregoire Involved In Non-Injury Collision In King County

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A vehicle carrying Gov. Chris Gregoire has been involved in an accident on Interstate 5.

The Washington State Patrol said Gregoire's official vehicle was sideswiped Monday afternoon by another vehicle on the interstate in Des Moines. A spokesman for the governor says nobody involved in the accident was injured and that Gregoire was back to work later in the afternoon.

Patrol Sgt. J.J. Gundermann says the accident is still under investigation and that he didn't have information on whether anyone had been found at fault. He says there was some vehicle damage but that it wasn't extensive enough that either vehicle was disabled.

The accident occurred while the governor was returning from the Seattle area. Her state patrol security detail was transporting her at the time.

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