Injury in US Highway 101
Mason County, WA (August 06, 2021) – On Thursday, a 59-year-old Shelton woman suffered injuries in US Highway 101 crash.
It was about 7:15 a.m. when the two-vehicle crash took place near Shelton.
Officers say a 31-year-old Shelton man, driving a red Ford Escape drifted into the left lane of the highway where the vehicle struck several posts and the highway’s cable barrier.
Subsequently, the Ford driver swerved his vehicle back into the right lane and struck the vehicle driven by the Shelton woman.
Immediately, emergency responder took the injured Shelton woman by ambulance to Mason General Hospital.
On the other hand, officers said the Shelton man faces a possible charge of second-degree negligent driving.
Moreover, both of the vehicles were totaled and were towed away from the scene.
Always perform simple safety checks before you leave.
Start by inspecting your vehicle’s headlights and turn signals, be sure that both front and rear headlamps are working properly and visible enough a couple of yards away.
Also, take a reading of your tire pressure and make sure you maintain the recommended maximum.While at it, take a peek under your vehicle and ensure there are no loose objects or leaks.
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Thousands of people across Washington suffer injuries in traffic accidents every year.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
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Thus, it is crucial that everyone remain calm and know what to do in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic crash.
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