Two Crashes Near Richland Kill 2, Injure Several Thursday Morning
Two separate crashes have kept Richland Police and the Washington State Patrol very occupied Thursday morning.
FATAL CRASH ON HIGHWAY 240 OUTSIDE OF RICHLAND
Shortly after 6:00 AM Thursday morning WSP Troopers responded to a fatal crash on Highway 240 (SR 240) about three miles west of Richland. Trooper Chris Thorson, the Public Information Officer for WSP in our region, says three vehicles were involved. One person has died, three others were injured. No other details were released.
RICHLAND POLICE, FIRE, RESPOND TO GW WAY CRASH IN TOWN
Shortly afterward, a crash involving at least two vehicles occurred near the intersection of George Washington Way and Comstock, Richland Police said it blocked most of the lanes on GW Way and they were detouring traffic. No word on how it occurred, but Police said the crash was "serious" with injuries. UPDATE--one person has died from this crash as well.
It appears a passenger car and truck were involved.
More details are expected soon.