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8 Year In Stable Condition, Dad Booked In Jail Following Vehicle Wreck

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CHENEY, Wash. - Authorities say an 8 year old boy critically injured in a vehicle wreck on SR 904 just north of Cheney has been upgraded to stable condition.  His father, 47 year old Curtis Cooley of Spokane Valley has been booked in Spokane County jail.  Officials say alcohol may have been a factor in the wreck. 

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Authorities in Cheney are investigating a 2 vehicle crash that left an 8 year old boy in critical condition.

It happened on SR 904 just north of Cheney.  Witnesses say a male driver attempted to pass in a non- passing zone.  He was driving going eastbound when he hit another driver going westbound.  Authorities say alcohol may be a factor in this wreck.  The male driver and his 8 year old son have been taken to Sacred Heart.  The father has a minor leg injury. 

Officials say the man may be charged with vehicular assault.  The woman driving the car that got hit sustained minor injuries and was taken to Deaconess. 

The collision is still under investigation.  The road will be closed for about 2 hours.


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