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Two dead in motorhome crash on I-90 outside of Ellensburg

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9-3-18 10:11 PM UPDATE -

ELLENSBURG, WA - Washington State Troopers said a blown tire is the cause of a fatal accident that killed two people. 

62-year-old Michael Edelbrock of Snohomish, was driving westbound on I-90 when the tire blew and he lost control. The motorhome hit the guardrail and then went into Wilson Creek below. 

61-year-old Lois Edelbrock died at the scene and 6-year-old Kaci Edelbrock later died at the hospital. 

Three of the passengers were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, one was airlifted to Kittitas Valley HealthCare, two were taken to Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, and one of the children was not injured. 

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ORIGINAL STORY:

ELLENSBURG, WA - Two people are dead following a rollover crash on I-90 Monday.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. near milepost 110, just outside of Ellensburg. Washington State Patrol Troopers said a 61-year-old woman died at the scene and a 6-year-old girl later died at the hospital. 

The motorhome was heading westbound on I-90 when it lost control and went through a guard rail and into Wilson Creek.  

Nine people were inside the motorhome, six children and three adults. One adult and two children have been airlifted to Seattle.  

As of 6:00 p.m. Troopers had one lane open in both directions while they work to clear the crash. 

This is a developing story and more updates will follow. 

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