Carrie Simmons of Ridgefield Involved in 2-Motorcycle Accident on Highway 97A
Wenatchee, WA (August 15, 2022) On Sunday morning, 71-Year-Old Sally Walker of Olympia was sent to the hospital after a motorcycle crash on Highway 97A.
Reports say that the 2-motorcycle crash happened around 11:35 a.m. when Walker’s motorbike crashed into the motorcycle 57-year-old Carrie Simmons of Ridgefield was riding.
The Washington State Patrol says that traffic had slowed on the highway due to a vehicle leaving the roadway and going into the Columbia River.
Both southbound motorcyclists collided at Turtle Lane. The impact of the collision ejected Walker from her motorcycle.
Paramedics transported the 71-year-old Olympia woman to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. Meanwhile, Simmons did not sustain injuries.
Moreover, State Patrol described Walker’s injuries as serious but not life-threatening.
There are plenty of ways to practice safe and defensive driving. This way, you can ensure your safety as well as the other motorists and pedestrians on the road.
Preventing Injury Collisions
It is indeed crucial that everyone drives defensively in order to avoid traffic accidents like what happened to Sally Walker as much as possible.
Meanwhile, here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving:
- Always drive at a controllable speed.
- Never assume you know the other driver’s intention.
- Be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
- Yield at intersections, even if you have right of way.
- Stay focused on the road. Remove all distractions such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, etc.
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