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Wrong way driver in serious I-90 crash now charged with vehicular homicide

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Traffic on I-90 was backed up for hours Tuesday morning after a wrong way driver caused a crash Traffic on I-90 was backed up for hours Tuesday morning after a wrong way driver caused a crash
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Update: Carrah Goble, the driver involved in a serious wrong-way crash on I-90 Tuesday made her first appearance in court Friday. Goble is now officially charged with vehicular homicide.

At that first court appearance where she also learned Ron Morrison, one of the four drivers that she hit when she drove the wrong way up I-90 died. Morrison was ejected from his car in the crash, but he wasn't the only one injured. She is facing numerous vehicular assault charges as well.

Goble's bail has also doubled, going from $100,000 to $200,000.

She faces between five and 30 years in prison if convicted on all charges:

Previous coverage:

Just before 6am on Tuesday morning a wrong-way driver on I-90 near the Division exit caused a severe crash involving four vehicles. 

Washington State Patrol Trooper Jeff Sevigney says the wrong-way driver, identified as 24-year-old Carrah Goble of Wenatchee, has been charged with vehicular assault. Trooper Sevigney said a warrant for a blood draw has been obtained as they believe Goble was under the influence. 

Trooper Sevigney said Goble was heading westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-90 near the Division St. exit and collided head-on with another car, which then collided with a third car. That third car then rolled and ejected the driver, identified as 39-year-old Ronald Morrison of Medical Lake. Morrison and a motorcyclist involved in the collision were taken to Sacred Heart. Their exact conditions are unknown, but Sevigney says they all received major injuries. 

Following the crash, Trooper Sevigney said Goble fled the scene on foot and was picked up by a passerby who thought Goble was in distress. That driver took Goble to a nearby gas station, where she was then arrested by Troopers. 

The crash caused traffic to back-up for a few hours but as of 9 a.m. the scene is clear and traffic is moving as usual. 

Goble was driving a 1999 Toyota Camry. Washington State Patrol detectives are asking anyone who may have seen Goble prior to the wreck to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233. 

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