ISSAQUAH, Wash. - Washington State Patrol officials said Thursday one person died after a vehicle crashed and caught fire on westbound I-90 near milepost 18.
The vehicle was burning in the median of I-90 near 256th Avenue SE, close to Issaquah, around 12:15 p.m.
Fire officials said at 12:30 p.m. there was a report of a person trapped in the car.
Washington State Patrol officials confirmed one person died in the incident Thursday afternoon.
The vehicle fire resulted in an active brush fire in the area.
Fire crews were working to extinguish the brush fire around 12:45 p.m.
Two lanes in both directions on I-90 were blocked around 1 p.m. All lanes had reopened by 2:20 p.m.
Information is still coming in. Check back for updates.
More news from KIRO 7
- Grieving orca mom still swimming with her dead calf in Northwest
- Traffic backs up for miles on NB I-5 in North Seattle
- Amazon hiring more than 200 work-from-home positions
- Police: 5-year-old girl reportedly touched by stranger in restroom at Edmonds park
- Do you have an investigative story tip? Send us an email at email@example.com
© 2019 Cox Media Group.