Collision with a vehicle ahead
Ofc. Seth Wolfe, PIO
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 10:12 a.m.
A car collision sends a man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
On 11/04/2022 at approximately 2020 hours, the 911 dispatch was notified that a vehicle had left the roadway in the area of 2700 E South Riverton Ave. and in the river below. Several other callers also notified 911 of the collision and said there were multiple occupants in the vehicle when it left the roadway and entered the river.
Officers from the Spokane Police Department, as well as Spokane Fire and AMR personnel arrived in the area and were able to quickly determine that the collision had occurred north of the given location in the area. from 2800 E Upriver Dr. SPD, SFD and AMR personnel were able to extricate all occupants of the vehicle.
A man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another occupant was slightly injured in the crash and was also taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the vehicle was assessed at the scene and then taken into custody for impaired driving. Although an arrest has been made, this investigation is still ongoing.
Please avoid the area on E Upriver Dr. between N Stone St. and N Regal St. as it will be blocked during the survey.
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