Three-way truck collision sends four to hospital
Northbound U.S. Highway 395 closed for several hours
Last updated 10/27/2020 at 2:57pm
CONNELL – A multiple-vehicle collision involving three tractor-trailers sent several people to the hospital Wednesday evening, Oct. 21.
Stephan W. Meuchel, 44, of Longview, was charged with second-degree negligent driving after his northbound 2018 semi left the roadway near Milepost 63, about 8 miles north of the city in rural Adams County, the Washington State Patrol said.
The crash occurred about 7 p.m.
Meuchel allegedly overcorrected and slid broadside before his truck came to rest on its top on the northbound right shoulder, the patrol said.
He was not wearing a seatbelt and was inj...