Truck driver rushed to hospital after semi crashes, catches fire on I-90

EASTON, Wash. -- A truck driver was rushed to the hospital after the semi crashed into a guardrail and caught fire Friday afternoon near Snoqualmie Pass.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the semi hit a guardrail before catching fire near milepost 63 shortly before 3:00 p.m. The crash is about ten miles from Snoqualmie Pass in Kittitas County.

The driver was listed in stable condition with non life-threatening injuries at Kittitas Valley Hospital in Ellensburg.

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Trooper John Bryant said one westbound lane was getting by the scene of the crash as of 4:00 p.m. Traffic was backed up from the top of Easton Hill to the crash scene.

Eastbound traffic was almost moving slowly past the scene.