Collision Causes Two Fires near Voight Creek Hatchery Road
ORTING, WA (November 19, 2018) – On Monday afternoon, injuries and damage were reported in a crash on State Route 162.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision took place at approximately 3:00 PM, near Voight Creek Hatchery Road. Based on the report from the troopers, a vehicle crashed into a power pole, sending it and its electrical lines down and sparking a fire. Orting Fire & Rescue officers stated that the falling lines triggered a second electrical fire in a nearby home.
The paramedics said that the driver of the car was sent to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. They also recorded other minor injuries during the home fire. The driver was cited for negligent driving, but was not impaired. An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash and to identify possible contributing factors. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Road accidents are possible when you don’t follow road regulations and become negligent. One small driving mistake can lead to disastrous results. That is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. This way, you can ensure your safety and the safety of surrounding vehicles, motorists, and pedestrians.
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