1 Hospitalized in Seattle Auto Accident on State Route 109
SEATTLE, WA (September 13, 2021) – Saturday afternoon, a person sustained injuries in a head-on crash on State Route 109.
According to Washington State Patrol, the incident happened at around 1:30 p.m. Moreover, it occurred on southbound State Route 109, between Aberdeen and Ocean Shores.
Reports revealed that a vehicle driver, an Elma man, fell asleep while driving. Then, he veered off the road. Afterward, the driver over-corrected his steering and hit a dirt embankment. As a result, the vehicle came back on the road and collided head-on with another vehicle.
Furthermore, responders transported the driver of the second vehicle, a 25-year-old Seattle resident, to Harborview Medical Center via helicopter.
Moreover, the incident closed the road for about four hours.
Meanwhile, officials said that the Elma man faces second-degree negligent driving charges.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continue to investigate the crash.
As a driver, it is your responsibility to always drive safely and cautiously. Do what you can to avoid being involved in a collision similar to what occurred in the crash on State Route 109.
There can indeed be several distractions on the road. Constantly scanning your surroundings for other motorists and any possibly dangerous circumstances can be very helpful.
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