Four Hospitalized in US 101 Fatal Crash
Shelton, WA (November 11, 2021) – On Tuesday, a 43-year-old man from Buckeye, AZ. died and four others suffered injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on US 101.
The fatal crash happened at about 3 p.m. near Lake Boulevard and Cloquallum Road.
When the first responders arrived at the crash scene, they pronounced the man dead on the scene.
Then, the paramedics rushed the four injured people, including two children ages 5 and 7, to area hospitals.
Investigating officers said three cars were northbound on the freeway when two of the vehicles stopped for traffic at Cloquallum Road.
A Nissan Murano hit a vehicle, which struck the other vehicle.
Rescuers transported the Nissan driver, a 56-year-old Shelton woman to Mason General Hospital with injuries.
Moreover, the Buckeye man, a 40-year-old woman from Seaside, OR and the two children, were the occupants of the vehicle the Shelton woman struck.
Emergency responders transported the woman and the 5-year-old to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. However, the medical team later sent the 7-year-old to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma.
Furthermore, a 60-year-old Shelton man was driving the last vehicle. Luckily, he did not suffer injuries in the incident.
The WSP said it’s unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved as they are still investigating the crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our sincere condolences to the loved ones of the man that died in the multi-vehicle crash on US 101. May you find courage during this difficult time.
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