UPDATE: Wrong-Way Crash On Hwy. 195 At Cheney Spokane Rd.
UPDATE: The female driver has been identified as Jennifer A. Schmidt of Spokane Valley. The male driver has been identified as Sean D. Moss. Both Schmidt and Moss were life-flighted by Medstar to Sacred Heart. The State Patrol says both vehicles were totaled and both drivers were wearing seatbelts. The crash scene has been cleared and is open to drivers. Schmidt was driving a 1997 Nissan Altima, Moss was driving a 2009 Hyundai Sonata. The crash happened on Tuesday morning.
UPDATE: A male driver has serious injuries, the other driver, who's a female, has life threatening injuries. We're not showing the vehicles involved until next of kin has been notified. Authorities tell our Katie Steiner that the female was driving in the wrong-direction in the southbound lanes on Hwy. 195 when she collided with a male driver. It's not clear at this hour why she was driving in the wrong direction. Investigators will be on scene for the next couple of hours to figure out what happened.
UPDATE: Crews are working on saving at least 2 people right now. 2 Medstar helicopters responded to the scene. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office, The Washington State Patrol and Spokane Fire responded to the scene. At least 20 emergency vehicles responded to the scene.
KHQ.COM - Traffic is slow going in the area of Hwy. 195 and Cheney/Spokane Rd. because of a crash. Be prepared for delays. Hwy. 195 is completely shutdown at Cheney/Spokane Rd. in the southbound lanes. As soon as we learn more details we'll post them here on KHQ.com, Facebook and our Twitter news feed.
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