1 Dead and 5 Hurt in Camas Auto Accident on Northwest Lake Road
CAMAS, WA (August 11, 2020) – Sunday afternoon, Jeffrey Baker died and five people suffered injuries in a crash on Northwest Lake Road.
The head-on crash involving a Mazda 6 sedan and Audi sedan occurred just after 4:30 p.m. According to reports, the crash led to the closure of Northwest Lake Road near Lacamas Lane. The Camas Police Department revealed that the Mazda drove west. However, as it drove across the center line, it crashed with the eastbound Audi.
Authorities identified the Mazda’s sole occupant as 43-year-old Jeffrey Baker of Vancouver. Furthermore, the authorities declared him dead at the scene.
On the other hand, the five Audi occupants sustained minor injuries and were transported to a hospital. After treatment, they were later released.
According to the authorities, the incident happened near Heritage Park toward the southeast end of Lacamas Lake. Due to the incident, the authorities also diverted the traffic from the northwest onto Northwest Lacamas Drive. Meanwhile, Northwest Lake Road remained close for hours.
Furthermore, the emergency crews from the Camas-Washougal Fire Department came to the scene, together with officers from the Camas Police Department.
At this time, the authorities did not provide any details about the cause of the crash or the identities of the involved.
Due to limited information available, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit and Camas police continues to investigate.
Our deepest sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Jeffrey Baker.
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