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Car crashes off highway to Bridgeport


Local emergency responders rushed to the scene of a one-car rollover Monday morning after a federal security officer found a man crawling from his overturned car along the highway to Bridgeport.

James Hernandez, 21, of Spokane had been heading east on SR-174 when his 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis swerved to the right before Hernandez overcorrected, then drove off the highway to the left, a Washington State Patrol report concludes.

A highway sign was broken and lying on the ground, and the Grand Marquis was upside down in the ditch about 20 feet off the roadway.

The crash happened about 9:37, j...

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