Car Fire Temporarily Closes Highway 202
Posted on Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 at 6:11 pm
SNOQUALMIE, WA – According to KIMA News, a car crashed and caught fire Tuesday around 11:45 a.m.
— SnoqualmiePoliceDept (@SnoqualmieWAPD) June 16, 2020
Snoqualmie Police responded to the accident, and the Snoqualmie Fire Department and Eastside Fire and Rescue extinguished the flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without injury.
The crash occurred at the 1700 block of Bendigo Blvd. and closed Highway 202. As of 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, one lane reopened, but the car was still in flames. Snoqualmie Police reported that the fire spread into the fuel tank.
It is unclear if this fire was related to the semi truck accident that shut down traffic on I-90 just south of the town.
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