WSP Officer Injured in Collision on State Route 182 in Richland

Richland Crash
Trooper Injured in Richland Crash on SR 182

Richland, Washington (July 1, 2023) – A trooper was injured in a collision that happened on Friday in Richland.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the accident happened on westbound Highway 182 near Milepost 1 at around 4 p.m.

A WSP trooper had parked his unmarked car behind a broken-down semi-truck and turned on his emergency lights.

A white van stopped behind the trooper and was rear-ended by a Subaru, forcing it into the officer’s car.

Authorities say the officer and the van driver sustained minor to moderate injuries in the accident.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.