US Highway 12 Reopens Near Wallula Junction After Semi Accident - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

US Highway 12 Reopens Near Wallula Junction After Semi Truck Accident

Posted: Updated:

WALLULA, Wash. - The Washington state Department of Transportation says US 12 both directions milepost 310, two miles east of the Junction of SR 730 Wallula Junction.

A collision involving a truck hauling bails of hay completely shut down the roadway. Crews have now cleared the accident.

------------------------------

WALLULA, Wash. - The Washington state Department of Transportation says US 12, two miles east of SR 730 Wallula Junction, will remain closed in both directions until around 12:30.

The department says crews are continuing to clean up a collision.

------------------------------

WALLULA, Wash. - The Washington state Department of Transportation says US 12 is closed in both directions because of a car crash.

The DOT says traffic will be stopped from about 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM on Friday, two miles east of the SR 730 Wallula Junction. 

Initial reports say a hay truck may have rear ended a passenger car. Dispatchers said everyone in the car was outside walking around after the crash.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Tri-CitiesTri-Cities NewsMore>>

  • Four fires start within a half hour of each other along Queensgate exit

    Four fires start within a half hour of each other along Queensgate exit

    Sunday, September 23 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-09-24 01:51:21 GMT

    RICHLAND, WA- Four fires sparked near the Queensgate exits Sunday afternoon. Duty Chief Scott Hawley with Benton County Fire District 2 said they all sparked within thirty minutes of each other starting at 1:30 p.m. The fires stretched from the 3B exit and up I-182 and caused one lane of the highway to be shut down. Multiple agencies had to be called in since there were several of them. Hawley said that wind probably played a factor in the spreading of the fires. Combined, roug...

    More >>

    RICHLAND, WA- Four fires sparked near the Queensgate exits Sunday afternoon. Duty Chief Scott Hawley with Benton County Fire District 2 said they all sparked within thirty minutes of each other starting at 1:30 p.m. The fires stretched from the 3B exit and up I-182 and caused one lane of the highway to be shut down. Multiple agencies had to be called in since there were several of them. Hawley said that wind probably played a factor in the spreading of the fires. Combined, roug...

    More >>
  • Man dies after car goes off road and hits rock wall in ditch

    Man dies after car goes off road and hits rock wall in ditch

    Sunday, September 23 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-09-24 01:19:44 GMT
    KENNEWICK, WA- A man was found dead Sunday morning after his car went down into a ditch and hit a rock wall. The Benton County Sheriff's Office said it happened in the area of Badger Road and South Webber Canyon Road. 41-year-old Paul S. Samson had been driving southbound on Webber Canyon Road when he drifted off the edge of the roadway, went down into a ditch, and hit the rock wall embankment head on.  Samson died at the scene. Deputies said the airbags were deployed and that...More >>
    KENNEWICK, WA- A man was found dead Sunday morning after his car went down into a ditch and hit a rock wall. The Benton County Sheriff's Office said it happened in the area of Badger Road and South Webber Canyon Road. 41-year-old Paul S. Samson had been driving southbound on Webber Canyon Road when he drifted off the edge of the roadway, went down into a ditch, and hit the rock wall embankment head on.  Samson died at the scene. Deputies said the airbags were deployed and that...More >>
  • Tree branch falls and kills woman during Renaissance Faire

    Tree branch falls and kills woman during Renaissance Faire

    Saturday, September 22 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-09-23 01:56:02 GMT
    KENNEWICK, WA- A woman is dead after a tree branch fell onto her at the Ye Merrie Greenwood Renaissance Faire Saturday. Around 2:46 p.m. witnesses say they saw 37-year-old Stephanie L. Judd and her son were sitting on a bench under the tree when her son heard something snap. He got up and within seconds the limb broke free and fell down onto Judd. One witness explained the sound as like a propane tank exploding. People rushed to help and went to pull the branch off of her. Witn...More >>
    KENNEWICK, WA- A woman is dead after a tree branch fell onto her at the Ye Merrie Greenwood Renaissance Faire Saturday. Around 2:46 p.m. witnesses say they saw 37-year-old Stephanie L. Judd and her son were sitting on a bench under the tree when her son heard something snap. He got up and within seconds the limb broke free and fell down onto Judd. One witness explained the sound as like a propane tank exploding. People rushed to help and went to pull the branch off of her. Witn...More >>