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Woman crashes stolen car, shuts down highway

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RICHLAND, Wash.-  A traffic accident shut down the Bypass Highway in Richland for several hours this morning.

Troopers say 42-year-old A'Lisa Andersen ran a red light in a stolen Pontiac Grand Am at Duportail and Highway 240 about 5:00 a.m.

She hit a pickup truck turning onto the highway.

The Pontiac burst into flames.

Andersen and the man in the pickup were taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center.

Andersen had life threatening injuries.  The man only had minor injuries.

Two other cars collided as a result of the crash. One drove away. Police are looking for that driver.

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