2 Hurt in Head-On Collision on Hood Canal Bridge [Seattle, WA]
Head-On Collision on Hood Canal Bridge Hospitalized 2
SEATTLE, WA (September 22, 2021) – At least two people sustained injuries after a head-on collision on Hood Canal Bridge last Saturday.
The collision happened around 3:00 p.m., in the area of Hood Canal Bridge.
According to reports, a 48-year-old Jeep Wrangler driver was going east on the bridge but lost control when the surface turned from a grated roadway to pavement and crossed the centerline then collided head-on with a 2020 Hyundai Elantra.
Responding officers located the Wrangler passenger, a 54-year-old Seattle man, injured and taken to St. Michael Medical Center-Silverdale. While, the Wrangler driver escaped the crash without injuries.
Paramedics also rushed the Hyundai driver to St. Michael Medical Center-Silverdale with unspecified injuries. A 64-year-old Hansville woman passenger in the Hyundai also escaped injury.
Furthermore, CHP said both vehicles were totaled that caused road closure for several hours for cleanup and investigation.
Investigators are trying to find out if speed played a role. However, an active investigation is underway.
One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all driving laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.
It is important to have strong legal representation on your side when injured in a head-on crash. Reach out to the car accident lawyers at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, we know what it takes to help you win your case. Call us at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Lastly, click here to request a police report.
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