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Two injured after medical emergency causes accident on SR-108

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Posted on August 22, 2020

MCCLEARY, WA (GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY) – Two people were injured Thursday afternoon in an accident caused by a medical episode in Grays Harbor County, according to KXRO.

The crash happened on State Route 108, near Tornquist Road, at about 4:30 p.m. when a 48-year-old man from Shelton suffered a medical emergency while driving.

The vehicle, a 2002 Ford F-150, then ran off the left side of the road and came to a stop in the brush beside the highway.

The driver and a passenger, a 40-year-old woman from Seattle, were taken to the hospital for the treatment of unspecified injuries.

The driver is facing charges of second-degree negligent driving. He was not wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened.

According to investigators, the driver is not believed to have been under the influence.

This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle car accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.