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Crash injures two

Emergency personnel respond to a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 101 on Thursday afternoon.  - Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
Emergency personnel respond to a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 101 on Thursday afternoon.
— image credit: Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Clallam County Fire District 3 was dispatched at 12:13 p.m., Thursday, May 8, to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. Highway 101 and Diamond Point Road, where a Lincoln car and Mercedes SUV collided.

Washington State Patrol reports three people were involved in the vehicle collision.

Arriving units found a two-car “T-bone” accident with three patients involved. An elderly male (late 60-70s) was the driver in the vehicle struck on the rear passenger side and two female patients (early 20s) were in the vehicle with front end damage.

All had non-life threatening injuries. Both vehicles had their airbags deployed and sustained significant damage in the crash.
Medics treated all three patients and transported the two females to Olympic Medical Center for the evaluation of non-life threatening injuries.
The Washington State Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.
The intersection was blocked for about one hour with Clallam County Sheriff deputies directing traffic.
Fire District 3, Olympic Ambulance, Washington State Patrol and Clallam County Sheriff’s
Office all responded to the incident.

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