56-Year-Old Port Townsend Man Hospitalized after Crash on Highway 106 near Creekside Drive
BELFAIR, WA (March 6, 2018) – A motorcyclist was struck and injured on Tuesday afternoon around 12:45 PM on State Route 106 near Creekside Drive, just 7 miles west of Belfair.
Jeffrey S Hubbard, 56, of Port Townsend was riding his 2008 Harley Davidson eastbound on the 106 highway when he was struck by a westbound Chevrolet van. The Chevy was attempting to make a left off of the State Route onto Creekside.
Hubbard was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, but was ejected from his motorcycle and sustained injuries. He was transported to the Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton for treatment. The 74-year-old Belfair woman driving the van, Mildred L Kloot, was not injured in the crash.
The motorcycle was damaged and towed, while the van sustained minor damages and was driven from the scene. Kloot is expected to be cited for failure to yield.
When driving on the road, it is important to be aware of your surroundings and keep an eye out for pedestrians and other smaller vehicles like motorcycles. Make sure to always use your turn signals and look over the shoulder when attempting to turn into another lane or intersection.
If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. We have many years of experience dealing with motorcycle crashes, and know what it takes to get the compensation and justice you deserve for the injuries you have suffered. Call now for a free initial visit with a legal professional in a location near you – (800) 203-3061. We can also be reached by online chat, email, and text message.