WSP: 35 crashes in Tri-Cities, 5 in Yakima Co. following Thursday’s snowfall

Troopers saw a few dozen crashes on local roadways following Thursday’s snowfall.

According to WSP’s Trooper Chris Thorson, 35 crashes happened in the greater Tri-Cities area.

Yakima County had five crashes and Walla Walla had three.

Trooper Thorson added that “speed was a major factor in most of these crashes.”