Newport Highway Crash In North Spokane Investigated As DUI - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Newport Highway Crash In North Spokane Investigated As DUI

SPOKANE, Wash. -  One person was hospitalized after a car crash on Newport Highway in north Spokane on Friday and Spokane Police are investigating it as a DUI.

Crews were on scene for several hours clearing the intersection of Nevada and Highway 2 Friday morning.

Investigators with the Spokane Police were on scene looking at potential evidence of intoxicated driving.

Officials say a couple was driving on Newport Highway north of Spokane when they lost control of the car dove off the road and into some trees.

The passenger of the car was transported to the hospital with injuries. The crash is under investigation as a DUI crash, but no charges have been filed yet.

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