Racing could be cause of SR 18 rollover crash


AUBURN, Wash. - A man was hurt in a rollover crash near Auburn involving three cars that police said may have been caused by racing.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb said the crash occurred late Thursday morning on eastbound State Route 18 near the Green River.

A person who was in a rolled over Porsche had a leg fracture and internal injuries and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

That car caught fire and the flames were put out by a witness.

Webb said another person was taken into custody for suspected racing.

A third vehicle had minor damage and was not involved in the alleged racing, Webb said.

The two left lanes of SR 18 were blocked after the crash.

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