Highway 101 Head-On Crash Injures Olympia Man and Another
Shelton, WA (July 30, 2021) – On Wednesday, a 35-year-old Olympia man and a 96-year-old Shelton driver were injured in Highway 101 head-on crash.
Officers said the 96-year-old driver swerved into the opposing lane of the two-lane highway and crashed into the front of the Olympia man’s car.
Emergency responders took both drivers to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Meanwhile, traffic crews closed a section of Highway 101 for approximately 35 minutes as the authorities investigate the scene.
Always perform simple safety checks before you leave.
Start by inspecting your vehicle’s headlights and turn signals, be sure that both front and rear headlamps are working properly and visible enough a couple of yards away.
Also, take a reading of your tire pressure and make sure you maintain the recommended maximum.While at it, take a peek under your vehicle and ensure there are no loose objects or leaks.
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Thousands of people across Washington suffer injuries in traffic accidents every year.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
That is because auto accidents are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
Thus, it is crucial that everyone remain calm and know what to do in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic crash.
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