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Crash sends Mt. Spokane student, parent to hospital

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:43:53 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 24 2013 11:44:18 AM CST
Mount Spokane crash
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Troopers say slick conditions caused a driver to crash into oncoming traffic near Mount Spokane High School Thursday morning.

According to Washington State Patrol troopers, a Mount Spokane student was dricing to school when she lost control of her car. The 17-year-old drove into the westbound lanes of traffic, crashing into an oncoming car. The driver of the other car was a parent who had just dropped their child off at the high school.

Both drivers were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The drivers complained of head and neck pain.

Troopers said the teenage driver will be cited for driving too fast for the conditions.

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