Wrong-Way Driver Killed Near Ritzville - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Wrong-Way Driver Killed Near Ritzville; 2 Hospitalized

RITZVILLE, Wash. - A woman is dead and two Post Falls residents are in the hospital right now after a wrong-way crash west of Ritzville on Interstate 90.

It happened just after 8:30 p.m. Thursday night in the westbound lanes at mile post 216. WSP says a woman driving a 1995 Toyota Corolla was driving East in the Westbound lanes of I-90 west of Ritzville Thursday evening.

The Corolla hit a 2004 GMC Envoy headed West on I-90; the Corolla then burst into flames. WSP says the woman, who has not yet been identified, was found dead at the scene of the crash.

The driver and passenger of the Envoy were seriously injured in the crash.

Medstar was launched to bring 22-year-old Joshua McIntosh and 22-year-old Jessica Starr to Sacred Heart in Spokane, we do not know their status at this time.

The roadway was completely blocked for several hours as WSP, Emergency Crews and tow trucks cleared the crash site west of Ritzville.

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