• Dump truck loses brakes, crashes into van


    ISSAQUAH, Wash. - Police said a dump truck hit a van and careened into a ditch after losing its brakes on State Route 18 in Issaquah.

     Trooper Chris Webb said the truck was traveling westbound from Tiger Mountain Summit when it lost its brakes about 6:15 a.m. Monday.

     The truck exited to Issaquah-Hobart Road and hit a van.

     Both the truck and the van crashed into the guard rail and went into a ditch.

     Webb said the driver of the truck was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

    View photos of the collision here.

     The drivers of both vehicles had non-life-threatening injuries.

     The crash caused the closure of the road at westbound SR 18 until 7:45 a.m.

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