Spokane, WA (May 27, 2022) – A stolen vehicle caught fire on Interstate 90 in Spokane on Friday, Washington State Patrol said.
The incident occurred on westbound I-90 near Altamont Street and blocked two left lanes of the highway.
The vehicle fled from a trooper on Sprague and entered I-90 before it caught fire, WSP said.
Traffic Alert 🚨: WB I-90 near Altamont St. Left two lanes blocked for a stolen vehicle fire. Vehicle fled from a trooper on Sprague and entered I-90 before catching fire. Driver fled from the vehicle and troopers searching for suspect. Avoid the area. RS pic.twitter.com/fcUsumTRem— District 4 PIO (@wspd4pio) May 28, 2022
The driver fled from the vehicle and troopers are searching for the suspect, troopers said.
The roadway was later cleared.
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