Post Falls Man Injured In Garbage Truck Crash North Of Pullman On US195

A 60 year old Post Falls man was injured in a garbage truck crash North of Pullman on U.S. Highway 195 Thursday afternoon.

The Washington State Patrol reports that the crash occurred around 1:00 in Harlow’s Dip.  Troopers say Richard Becker was driving the truck Northbound when a tire blew out causing the truck to roll into a ditch.

Becker was taken to Pullman Regional Hospital and then flown to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.  An image in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News shows that the garbage truck is owned by Pullman Disposal and Recycling.