Mother Nature Makes A Mess Of Spokane Roads - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Mother Nature Makes A Mess Of Spokane Roads

Slide off along I90 Slide off along I90
Jackknifed semi at I90 and Broadway Jackknifed semi at I90 and Broadway
I90 closed at Sullivan I90 closed at Sullivan

SPOKANE, Wash. - Freezing rain and cold temperatures made a mess of area roads Friday night.

Washington State Patrol spent hours helping drivers along an iced over Interstate 90 between Spokane and Cheney. Troopers tell KHQ that as soon as they had one car rescued, they would hear of two more.

Also Friday night, a jackknifed semi carrying paint thinner blocked two lanes of eastbound I90 at the Broadway exit for at least two hours. About 100 gallons of paint thinner leaked. That accident was cleared about 10:00pm.

More than a dozen car accidents and slide off closed westbound I-90 for a short time. Troopers were able to clear all collisions before midnight.

As of 11:30pm Friday night, SR 25 is closed between Davenport (MP1) and Spokane River (MP23) is closed because of adverse road conditions.

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