One person killed after multi-car crash on snowy I-5 in Clark County.
One person, later identified as Matthew Scott 39, of Tualatin, died in a crash in snow on Interstate 5 near Ridgefield, Wash. Thursday, state police said.
Snowfall was widespread in Clark County, causing numerous crashes that halted traffic on I-5 north of Vancouver, as well as along State Route 503 through Battle Ground.
County crews are out in force, spraying deicer and trying to clear snow with plows.
Vancouver Public Works has 17 vehicles outfitted with combination plows and deicers to handle both snow and icy conditions.
Officials warned that neighborhood side streets do not get plowed due to higher demands for arterial roads.
Residents are encouraged to get prepared with traction devices, snow shovels and emergency kits.
More reports from our archive:
A Vancouver man driving a motorcycle died in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon on Interstate 5 just south of Ridgefield, and two other drivers were hospitalized.
6-year-old boy died and three other people were hospitalized Friday following a wrong-way car crash on Interstate 5 just north of Vancouver.
The accident happened just before 2 p.m. when an 84-year-old Vancouver man driving south in the northbound portion of I-5 crashed head-on into a car driven by a La Center woman who had two children in her vehicle.
The brutal snowstorm hitting New York appears to have caused several accidents just off the Wantagh Parkway on Long Island early Tuesday morning.
The separate accidents resulted in a pileup at Old Country Road in Hicksville, the parkway's northernmost exit, according to New York State Police.
Four people were hurt, one critically, in a multi-car crash in Woodland Hills Thursday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Alcohol was believed to be involved and investigators are currently looking into whether street racing was involved as well, according to the LAPD.
One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash this morning at the Mill Plain Boulevard exit from Interstate 5.
John Davis, 70, of Kelso was driving a 1997 Lincoln Town Car south on the interstate about 8:45 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol.