Overturned Wood Truck Blocking 97A

Driver Suffers Minor Injuries...Accident Just South Of Entiat


(Entiat, WA)…An Overturned wood truck is partially blocking Highway 97A near Entiat. Washington State Patrol and the Department of Transportation are routing traffic around a one-vehicle, minor injury accident this afternoon in Chelan County.


According to WSP Trooper Camron Iverson, a Ford F350 overturned on US97A just south of Entiat at mile post 214 just after 3:00 p.m., spilling firewood all over the highway, mostly blocking both north and southbound lanes. Trooper Iverson says State Patrol and DOT crews are on the scene to guide traffic slowly around the accident scene on the shoulder.

Spokesman Jeff Adamson with the WSDOT says they will be closing the highway once vehicles arrive on the scene to right the wood truck and clear debris. Trooper Iverson says the unidentified driver suffered only minor injuries.