Injury collision on Sumner Ave at Ontario Street



Injury collision on  Sumner Ave at Ontario Street

Hoquiam Police responded to a two-vehicle, injury collision on Sumner Ave at Ontario Street reported at 10:41 am last week when the maroon car, driven by an 80-year old Hoquiam woman pulled into the intersection from Ontario Street where it was struck by the Nissan driven by a 34-year old female from South Bend.

There was a 35-year old male passenger from Raymond in the Nissan.

The collision propelled both vehicles to the curb and grass strip on the corner. The 80-year old female was immediately transported to Community Hospital by Hoquiam FD Ambulance with critical injuries.

Police are trying to determine if the female had a medical incident proceeding the collision.

The occupants of the other vehicle suffered neck and back pain and were also later transported by Hoquiam Ambulance.

Initial reports indicate the collision was prior to the Simpson Ave Bridge closure detour route on Sumner Ave and was not believed to be a factor.

The HPD crime scene mapping team was called to the scene to measure it with a total station survey measuring device. Traffic was restricted to one lane.