8 vehicle crash shuts down westbound I-90 near Cle Elum; only 1 minor injury

CLE ELUM, Wash. -- All lanes of Interstate 90 near Cle Elum have reopened after a crash involving five semi tractor-trailers and three passenger cars.

The crash happened about 8:15 p.m. Monday at milepost 87, two miles east of Cle Elum.

Washington State Patrol trooper Brian Moore said thankfully only one person received a minor injury and that person was not transported to a hospital.

Moore described the scene as "quite a mess" and said a couple semis rolled over and a couple jackknifed.

Officials have not said what caused the crash, but it is raining and the roadway is wet.

The road was closed for several hours to clean up and investigate the crash.

This article will be updated when more information becomes available. 

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