Overturned vehicles close highway
Last updated 6/24/2021 at 4:36pm
LIND - U.S. Highway 395 was partially closed twice in two days following truck crashes that coated the roadway with oil and asphalt.
The first crash occurred Thursday, June 18, near southbound Milepost 75, and the second Friday, June 19, near northbound Milepost 78, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Thursday's 1:15 p.m. incident involved a northbound tanker truck carrying hydraulic oil, the patrol reported.
The vehicle entered the median and overturned, spilling the thick oil on the median and across the southbound lanes, the patrol report said.
The patrol identified the driver as...