Fatal Accident on I 90 Today
A fatal accident on Interstate 90 in Washington state claimed the life of a woman named Bernice A. Rostocki. Bernice was driving a Toyota RAV4 when she was struck by a tractor-trailer. The truck was traveling eastbound when it attempted to change from the center lane to the left lane. The truck driver overcorrected and lost control of her vehicle. Bernice was killed at the scene.
A deadly crash occurred on Interstate 90 today, killing a woman who was crossing the street. The Toyota Avalon was traveling westbound on the Pacific Coast Highway when it struck the pedestrian. Authorities say the driver was traveling at an unknown speed and did not have its lights on. A police officer and a fire department responded to the crash. A woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passengers of the Avalon were not injured, but the accident remains under investigation.
An investigation has determined that Angela Kondratyuk, 28, was driving a Toyota Avalon on Interstate 90 when she lost control of her vehicle and spun out in between lanes. The semi truck, driven by Shahed Mahmood, was unable to stop in time and hit the Toyota Avalon, wedged underneath it. Eventually, both vehicles came to rest in the median.
Police say the semi driver was speeding and was rear-ended by the 41-year-old La Crosse man. The accident was investigated by the State Patrol and is still ongoing. Vanourkerk and the other driver are expected to face criminal charges, but the accident remains unsolved. The driver is being withheld pending the outcome of the investigation. If this is the case, it will take more than just a few hours to solve the fatality.
In addition to the fatal Toyota Avalon crash on I-90, the car was also involved in another collision. The driver of the other vehicle had a black-and-white Toyota Avalon, and the passenger in the other car had a blue Toyota Avalon. A white Toyota Avalon fatal accident on the highway today may be a sign that the car was a defective model.
A Honda Civic driver was killed in a crash on i 90 today while traveling west on Windmill Drive and north on Claiborne Parkway. The driver was identified as Deborah Mitchel, 65, of Ashburn, New York. She died at the hospital. The other driver, a woman, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The accident remains under investigation. Here are some details.
The crash involved three vehicles. The first was a Honda Civic that was disabled on the right shoulder. When a van approached to help, she veered into traffic and struck two semi units. The driver of the Civic was pinned under the dashboard. Firefighters had to cut the woman out of her car. The other two women were not injured. The driver of the Honda Civic was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center.
Police responded to the crash and uncovered several victims. One was a 36-year-old woman. Another was a 39-year-old man. The third passenger was not identified. The drivers of the two semis were not injured in the crash. They were a 25-year-old man from Ashland, Ohio, and a 61-year-old from Havane, Illinois. Both cars were traveling west on I-90. The crash closed all three lanes of traffic for several hours. DeForest firefighters and police were on the scene to help with the investigation.
The accident left four people dead. Two of the victims were wearing seatbelts. They were 71 and 68, respectively. The woman’s body was pinned under the front seat. The driver of the other vehicle, a white Volkswagen Beetle, had multiple drinks before driving. Three of the victims had minor injuries. Rex Tucker-Moss was driving with his wife and two children. The driver was reportedly also drunk at the time of the crash.
A wrong-way crash on I-90 in southeastern Minnesota today has killed six people, including three members of a Waukesha family in a Ford Focus. The accident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. when a car headed the wrong way struck the Focus traveling in a carpool lane. It then collided with a Chrysler Sebring. All three occupants of each vehicle died.
The driver of a 2014 Ford Focus died in the crash, as did the other person. He had been driving at a high speed when he lost control and crossed the median. He hit a 2014 Ford Focus traveling westbound and collided head-on with a 2016 Nissan Frontier being driven by a 63-year-old man from Marsing. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and both drivers were taken to hospitals.
Police say the driver of the Focus, Amberae L. Sweowa, was 28 years old, and had been driving eastbound on Highway 610. He overcorrected and veered to the left, leaving the road. He rolled at least two times and crashed into the median before coming to a stop. The driver of the Focus, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, did not stop at the scene.
The driver of the other vehicle, a black 2018 Ford Focus, was not injured. The driver of the other car, identified as Ronald D. Thompson, had an active felony warrant. He was wanted for fraud out of Nevada. This crash remains under investigation. While it was not immediately clear what caused the fatality, this incident highlights how important it is to keep your eyes open and stay safe while driving. These two drivers should never have met.
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A fatal crash on Interstate 90 in Washington State has shut down two lanes of traffic near Issaquah. The semi-truck was heading east when it hit a jersey barrier near the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. When the trailer began to oscillate, the driver lost control of the vehicle. He lost control of the semi-truck and the trailer veered off the roadway. Debris from the crash impacted two other vehicles. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The Washington State Patrol is investigating the fatal accident on Interstate 90 near Franklin Falls. Two separate collisions involving two semi-trucks were investigated. The long hauler truck driver has been arrested for vehicular homicide. Three people were transported by ambulance to area hospitals. Traffic to and from I-90 is expected to be slow for quite some time. The Washington State Patrol is advising drivers to avoid the area and take alternate routes.
A semi-truck carrying a mobile home collided with a guardrail. The driver of the semi-truck lost control and struck the guardrail. A diesel spill was reported. Traffic was backed up for several hours. The Washington State Patrol is investigating the crash and is asking for witnesses. There is no information on the driver’s identity at this time. The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses and is collecting evidence.
Police say the trucker was operating the truck at a high rate of speed in the treacherous weather conditions. He was too fast to merge safely with the other vehicles. The trucker also had not set his cruise control at an appropriate speed. The trucker lost control and overcorrected the steering, leaving the trailer in the middle of the highway. Eventually, a second tractor-trailer came upon the scene and sideswiped the truck.
A fatal crash on I 90 today took the lives of two people. The driver of a Dodge Durango was killed, while two passengers in the car were injured. The 33-year-old woman suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and the 10-year-old girl was airlifted to a hospital in Sioux Falls. The 39-year-old driver of a Chevrolet Impala was also injured, but later died of his injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Police say a driver in a 2014 Dodge Durango was traveling west on I-90 when he struck six cows on the road. He was traveling at a high rate of speed and did not yield to traffic on the other side of the highway. The driver and passenger of the Durango had exited the vehicle before the crash. The driver and front passenger of the car were able to remove the child from the backseat. The other driver, a 2002 Chevrolet Impala, was also involved in the crash.
State police and firefighters responded to the scene and shut down the southbound lanes of I-90 for more than two hours. The car was towed from the scene. State police, Northern Dutchess Paramedics, and the New York State Park Police were also called to the scene. Taghkanic firefighters returned to service at 5:06 p.m. The accident remains under investigation.
A dump truck rolled over onto a Ford Mustang, killing the driver. The crash caused a chain-reaction that led to a semi-truck, SUV, van, and car. This accident also left four other people injured. Susanna Harbach, 20, was critically injured in the crash. The other driver of the dump truck, Richard Shuda, was not wearing a seatbelt and was transferred to the hospital by air ambulance.