Morning Rollover In Northwest Spokane Requires Extrication - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Morning Rollover In Northwest Spokane Requires Extrication

SPOKANE, Wash.- A one-vehicle rollover closed multiple lanes on Government Way in northwest Spokane Tuesday morning.   

Crews were called to the scene at Government Way and Houston just after 5 a.m. When fire crews arrived, they discovered two occupants inside a van that had flipped onto its side.

Officials told KHQ's Blake Jensen at the scene, a male in his late 40's was driving the van with a female passenger. The female passenger was trapped in the van for about 30 minutes.  

It took rescue crews more than 90 minutes to extricate the male from the vehicle because he had pre-existing back and neck conditions.

It took crews several hours to clear the scene.

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