Freezing rain causes almost a dozen morning crashes

    Multiple crashes on I-82

    BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- Emergency crews responded to 11 crashes along an icy stretch of I-82 on Friday morning.

    Washington State Patrol Troopers tell Action News that the crashes were due to freezing rain between Kennewick and Umatilla County.

    All 11 crashes occurred on I-82 near Coffin Road.

    First responders began getting calls for help shortly after 6 AM.

    Luckily, most of the drivers were not injured; however, medics transported one patient to a hospital for minor injuries.

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