Person hospitalized after crashing into tree on Hwy 101 in Port Angeles
Posted on Saturday, April 17th, 2021 at 12:05 pm
PORT ANGELES, WA (CLALLAM COUNTY) – One person was injured after colliding with a tree on Highway 101 in Port Angeles yesterday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The driver lost control on the abrupt lane edge in the area, over corrected and struck a tree.
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— Trooper Chelsea Hodgson (@wspd8pio) April 16, 2021
The accident occurred on eastbound Highway 101, near Morse Creek, at about 3 p.m., when a driver lost control of a grey sedan at the rough edge of a lane. The driver overcorrected the vehicle, then crashed into a tree.
The driver was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-critical injuries.
Both eastbound lanes were blocked for about an hour as authorities investigated the crash. The roadway was reopened by 4:01 p.m.
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