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UPDATE: Wrong Way Driver Crashes Into FedEx Truck On Spokane's South Hill

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UPDATE: 40-year-old San V. Luong was the driver of the blue CRV. Witnesses estimate his speed at 60-70mph, traveling the wrong way on SE Blvd before striking a Fed Ex truck head on. Luong remains in critical condition. The FedEx driver suffered minor injuries. The investigation is continuing, but it does not appear as though alcohol was a factor.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - On Thursday afternoon Spokane fire crews responded to a head-on collision at 29th and Southeast Blvd. on Spokane's South Hill.

Witnesses tell KHQ that an SUV was driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Southeast Blvd at a high rate of speed when the driver crashed into a FedEx truck.

A person who was in the SUV was extricated and flown to the hospital via Medstar. The driver of the FedEx truck was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. 

Look for more on this story tonight on KHQ Local News 11@11 with Stephanie Vigil.

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