The Washington State Highway Patrol reported that a wrong-way driver on Highway 2 near Leavenworth, Washington hit a truck belonging to Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, injuring the driver, Randall G. Trivett of Monroe. Trivett was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle reported the Wenatchee World.
Trooper Rich Magnussen of the Washington State Patrol said that the wrong-way driver hit Trivett who was eastbound on Highway 2 about 30 miles west of Leavenworth. Trivett’s pickup ended up on the shoulder. The driver of the wrong-way vehicle then fled the scene of the accident. Detective Loren Barger of the State Patrol asks that anyone who saw a light blue vehicle on Highway 2 that was involved in the accident to call 509-663-9721.
Highway 2 near Leavenworth is in the Cascade Mountains and is mostly a two lane highway.