Shawn Whisman, Kurt Whisman, Summer Fitch, Brent Webster, Crystal Webster, Mitchell Nunn and Shawna Nunn Survive Head-On Collision in Pullman
PULLMAN, WA (February 13, 2019) – Nine people, including children, were injured Saturday in a head-on multi-car collision on Highway 195 near Old Albion Road.
The incident happened just six miles north of Pullman. Reports say, Shawn Whisman, 49, was driving southbound on the highway in a Chevy van around 1:15 p.m. For unknown reasons, his vehicle entered the northbound lane and struck a northbound Dodge Caravan, driven by Colfax resident Brent L. Webster, 36. A northbound Land Rover, driven by 47-year-old Spokane resident, Mitchell L. Nunn, subsequently struck the Chevy van.
The incident ended with multiple injuries. Whisman, of Spokane, and his two passengers – 20-year-old Kurt M. Whisman and 19-year-old Summer L. Fitch – were transported to nearby hospitals.
Webster, 37-year-old Crystal L. Webster and three children – ages one, three and 11 – were also injured.
Nunn, however, was unharmed but his 46-year-old passenger – Shawna Nunn – was injured and shuttled to a nearby hospital.
According to Washington State Patrol, Whisman was cited for driving too closely.
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