Deputy's patrol vehicle hit during I-90 vehicle crash | News
Updated - 1:29 p.m. - Nobody was injured this morning when a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle was hit along Interstate 90 near Spokane Valley.
A news release from Washington State Patrol says 41-year-old Deputy Mark "Cole" Speer's vehicle was hit around 7:24 a.m. when another driver, Zachary J. Adams, 18, crossed three lanes of traffic and collided with the patrol vehicle in the inside lane.
Adams, a Spokane driver with a 2004 Ford Expedition, came to a rest on the outside shoulder. Speer pulled over to the shoulder following the accident.
Deputy Speer was on his way to Central Valley HIgh School where he's a school resource officer
Speer’s Crown Victoria was towed from the scene while Adams vehicle was able to drive it away. Both vehicles sustained about $2,000 in damage.
WSP cites “unsafe lane change” as the cause of the crash.
We updated this story to reflect that Deputy Speer goes by his middle name, Cole.