I-90 reopens across Snoqualmie Pass after overnight closure

I-90 reopens across Snoqualmie Pass after overnight closure
Interstate 90 was closed just before midnight Sunday but has now reopened.
NORTH BEND, Wash. - Interstate 90 has reopened across Snoqualmie Pass after an overnight closure sparked by high winds and falling trees.

The Transportation Department closed the highway in both directions just before midnight Sunday for the 72 miles between North Bend and Ellensburg.

After assessing conditions, the department reopened the freeway at about 6:30 a.m. Monday. There's also snow and slush on the roadway, so traction tires are advised.

The I-90 closure was prompted by a semi-truck hitting a tree Sunday night 5 miles west of Easton. The Washington State Patrol says the injured driver was taken to a hospital in Ellensburg.

Troopers said there were four collisions on the east side of the pass.