SPD Investigating Serious Collision on Highway 2

Ofc. X.A. Berkeley, SPD PIO

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 7:13 a.m.

Update 3/13/2024:

Spokane Police Officers responded to an auto pedestrian collision that resulted in a fatality in the early morning hours of Wednesday on Highway 2 between Spotted Road and Flint Road.

About 2:30 AM Wednesday SPD responded to the report of a collision involving a pedestrian on Highway 2. Medics were first to arrive and advised it appeared a female pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle and was deceased. SPD patrol responded, secured the scene and blocked all traffic on Highway 2 between the Airport and Flint Road.

The SPD Major crimes traffic unit was called out and is conducting an investigation. Preliminary information is the pedestrian was struck on the Highway by a vehicle and then moments later struck a second time by another car. Initially both vehicles left the scene. SPD was able to identify the drivers of each vehicle and locate them.

At this time a female driver is under investigation for vehicular homicide and a male driver of a different car is under investigation for felony hit and run. The investigation is ongoing, Highway 2 has been re-opened and the scene is clear of emergency vehicles.

The medical examiners office also responded and is conducting a concurrent and independent investigation.

Original Release:

SPD Investigating Serious Collision on Highway 2

The Spokane Police Department is currently investigating a serious traffic collision which occurred on Highway 2 near Spotted Road. Highway 2 between Spotted Rd and Flint Rd will be shut down for several hours as SPD investigates. Further information to follow. SPD Case # 2024-20046903

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