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Maple St. Bridge back open 7 hrs. after crash; Driver charged with Vehicular Assault

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A crash on the Maple Street Bridge early Wednesday morning has put one woman, the passenger in the crash, in the hospital fighting for her life. The driver of the car, who Spokane Police have identified as Christopher T. Nelson, did not sustain any injuries. He is charged with vehicular assault and is suspected of DUI.

The crash happened around 1:38 a.m. The speed at the time of impact is unknown.

Southbound lanes of the bridge were closed for seven hours after the crash, opening back up around 8:30 a.m.

As soon as we get more information, we will update this story.

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