• WSP officials: One dead after vehicle crashes, catches fire on I-90


    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. 

    >> PHOTOS: Vehicle crash, fire on I-90 near Issaquah leaves one dead

    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.



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