Automotive

Car burst into flames off I-82 exit near Badger Canyon

RICHLAND, Wash. — A driver luckily escaped their vehicle before it burst into flames near Badger Canyon in Benton County around 10:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving. According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, deputies met Washington State Troopers and Benton County…

WSP: Driver ‘miraculously’ escapes semi-crash with minor injuries

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A driver caught underneath a semi somehow escaped the crash with just minor injuries. The crash happened on I-5 in Mount Vernon Tuesday morning. There’s really not a word to describe this collision. Miraculously believed to be minor injuries. The car was struck from behind, folded the car in half, and semi came to rest on…

WSDOT braces for another understaffed pandemic winter

OLYMPIA, Wash. — As we approach the second winter of the pandemic, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is preparing to have slower responses to crashes and traffic incidents due to staffing issues. A blog post from the WSDOT…