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Crash witness: everything was a blur

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Washington State Patrol says the four were driving east on Interstate 90 when the driver had a medical emergency.  A passenger grabbed the wheel and veered off here at the Barker street exit they were out of control and plowed straight ahead into that r-v dealership where workers immediately jumped into action "When they hit the motor-home, it was like a bomb went off that's the only way I can describe it. It was so loud, and they were going so fast,” said Dana Massie manager of RV’s Northwest.

RV Northwest workers had just wrapped up for the day. But their day wasn't near over "everything was a blur we just went flying out of the office," said Massie

Dana Massie was trying to help those who were in desperate need of medical attention. At the same time on the phone with 9-1-1  “I'm yelling for 911 to come as fast as they can and that he was very very critically critically injured."

Emergency crews arrived within minutes and made a terrible discovery: none of the four in the car was wearing a seat belt. State troopers say they may have been going as fast as 80-miles-per-hour. And while Massie was comforting one of the passengers she says the girl could only say one thing:  “While the driver for whatever reason was not able to steer or hold that passenger, she just kept saying to me over and over she kept saying I tried I tried to stop the car. I couldn't get his foot off the gas I couldn't get the foot to the brake I couldn't get it to stop, and she said I just grabbed the steering wheel trying to steer away from things.”

For Massie she can't imagine how much their lives have changed in the blink of an eye “watching somebody go through that kind of panic and hurt those lives are going to be changed forever,” Massie added.

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