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Posted on: April 7, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Head-on Collision Investigation on University Road

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Head-on Collision Investigation on University Road

University Road, between Mission and Maxwell was closed for several hours while Spokane Valley Traffic Collision Investigators process the scene of a serious injury head-on collision.  

This morning prior to 4:00 a.m., the driver of a northbound passenger vehicle on University Road crossed over the centerline and struck a southbound Spokane Valley Fire Department truck, head-on.  

The uninjured firefighters immediately turned their attention to the welfare of the driver who had to be extricated.

Spokane Valley Deputies responded to the scene to assist and begin the investigation.  Due to the serious, possibly life-threatening injuries, Traffic Collision Investigators also responded. 

SIRT Team Volunteers responded to assist with traffic control while the portion of University was closed for several hours.

Investigators believe impairment and speed are possible factors of this collision. 

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