Big Rig Crash near Denny Creek Amid Heavy Snowfall [Snoqualmie Pass, WA]
Truck Jack-Knifes Near Denny Creek in Snoqualmie Pass
SNOQUALMIE PASS, WA (February 7, 2020) — A big rig crashed near Denny Creek amid heavy snowfall in the Cascades Tuesday afternoon.
The Washington State Department of Transportation said the truck jack-knifed at approximately 3:00 p.m. It blocked all westbound lanes on 90 Freeway for several hours. Crews worked to clear the roadway.
Meantime, several spinouts also occurred near the summit that prompted a shutdown of the eastbound lanes at 4:45 p.m. All lanes reopened at about 6:30 p.m.
It was not immediately clear whether there were people injured in the crash.
Severe weather conditions can significantly increase the risk of a dangerous situation for you, your passengers, and other drivers. When driving in conditions that involve heavy rain or snow, it is important to reduce driving distractions. Turn the radio down, turn off or stow away your phone to keep your attention fully on the road. Better yet, do not drive and stay off the road until the weather clears up.
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