Traffic Alert: Accident blocks Westcliffe Blvd at Keene Rd in Richland

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RICHLAND, Wash. — Police officers and first responders from across the region converged at the intersection of Westcliffe Blvd and Keene Rd in Richland on Tuesday afternoon when heavy machinery rolled off a truckbed, leading to multiple injuries.

Details are limited at this stage of the investigation, but Richland police officers, firefighters, and medics are at the scene to assess the damage, clear the roadway, and assist with traffic.

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All of Westcliffe Blvd is currently blocked and traffic on Keene Rd is slowed near the intersection. Minor injuries were reported, but no fatalities were announced by the Richland Police Department.

Commuters are being asked to avoid the area while crews remain at the scene to clean up and gather more information.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued when further details are announced.


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