High-speed crash snaps power pole, driver arrested for DUI
Posted on Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 8:57 am
KINGSTON, WA – State Troopers arrested a driver suspected of DUI after they crashed into a power pole on State Route 307 near Port Gamble Road.
#KitsapCounty: Troopers are en route a car versus power pole collision on SR307 near Port Gamble Rd. The roadway is blocked and there are power lines down in the area. Please use extreme caution if you are I n the area. Updates to follow.
— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) September 4, 2020
State Trooper Chelsea Hodgson reported the incident occurred Thursday night around 8:45 p.m. The driver, who has not been identified, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The road remained blocked overnight while crews repaired the downed power lines and removed the car from the scene. As of 6 a.m. Friday, crews were installing a replacement power pole, since the other one snapped in half.
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