Automotive

WSP trooper arrests driver speeding 132 mph in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A driver was arrested for speeding 132 mph in Kennewick on Friday morning. According to Trooper Chris Thorson, he had just started his shift when he caught the driver who was headed from Kent to Louisiana. https://twitter.com/wspd3pio/status/1241014958344695810

Man crashes into light pole in Richland

UPDATE 10:25 a.m. - The roadway is back open. -- RICHLAND, Wash. - A driver in Richland crashed into a light pole on Tuesday morning. The crash happened around 9:40 on Columbia Point Drive near Winco. According to the Richland…

WSP: Metal bar pierces through car on I-5

TACOMA, Wash. - Washington State Patrol shared pictures of a metal pole that speared through a car on Wednesday. According to a Facebook post by the department, a car was driving on soutbound I-5 near 320th Street when the pole…

I-90 eastbound reopened in Ellensburg after injury crash

UPDATE (10:01 a.m.) The roadway is back open, as per Trooper Bryant. -- UPDATE (8:12 a.m.) Trooper John Bryant now said only one vehicle was involved. https://twitter.com/wspd6pio/status/1221828118446391296 -- UPDATE (7:57 a.m) Trooper John Bryant said one eastbound lane will be…

Tesla deliveries rise to record as car buyers rush for subsidies

SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla Inc. delivered a record 112,000 cars in the final three months of 2019, as buyers rushed to take advantage of subsidies being dialed back or eliminated altogether in three key markets this year. The electric-vehicle maker handed over 92,550 Model 3 and 19,450 Model S and Model X electric vehicles in the fourth quarter, according to a statement, eclipsing its previous ...