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Single Vehicle Accident Sparks Grass Fire In Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. - SPOKANE, Wash.- Authorities say it was a single vehicle accident near Newport Highway and Winchester. Officials tell us that the driver hit a phone box before crashing through fences in multiple backyards.

The phone box sparked a grass fire in the area, which crews were able to put out. When they arrived on the scene the driver was trapped in the vehicle. Crews were able to extricate the driver and Med Star was called to the scene. The person was air lifted to Sacred Heart Hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time. 

The driver was a 25 year-old male and police say their is no indication of alcohol or drug use.

Police say the driver was conscious and alert. He suffered broken bones and non life threatening injuries. Authorities are still on the scene investigating. The accident occurred around 3 p.m.

We will update you on the situation as soon as we get more details.
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