Two hurt in Ridgefield crash, oil spill

At the scene of a four-vehicle crash that left two people injured and caused an oil spill on State Route 502 in Ridgefield, Wash., Friday, May 10, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)
At the scene of a four-vehicle crash that left two people injured and caused an oil spill on State Route 502 in Ridgefield, Wash., Friday, May 10, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

RIDGEFIELD, Wash. (KOIN) – A multi-vehicle crash left two people injured and caused an oil spill on State Route 502 in Ridgefield, Wash., Friday morning.

The crash occurred sometime before 10:20 a.m. Friday on the 2500 block of State Route 502. Washington State Patrol Trooper William Finn reported that a total of four vehicles were involved, including a semi-truck and a pickup truck towing a fifth-wheel trailer.

According to Clark County Fire District Capt. David Greenwood, a man and woman riding in the pickup were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. They are expected to survive.

The crash caused an oil spill which was expected to close the highway until about 11:45 a.m. Washington State Department of Transportation crews had been called to the scene to clean up the spill.

The driver of the semi, which was not towing a trailer, remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, Greenwood said.

The exact details of the crash were not immediately confirmed.

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Brent Weisberg contributed to this report.

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