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.
If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Caffee are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.
Note: The attorneys with The Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Caffee send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.
Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.