Wrong Way Crash Injures Two at 101/SR-3 Interchange

A collision involving a wrong way driver injured two Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 101 at the interchange with State Route 3.

According to the Washington State Patrol, a 2006 Dodge Durango was southound in the northbound lanes of 101 just before 11 AM. Just south of the interchange with Highway 3, the SUV struck a northbound 2008 Honda Civic.

The two of the three Skokomish Nation residents in the Honda were injured. The driver, a 67-year-old man, and one of his passengers, a 41-year-old woman, were transported to Mason General Hospital in Shelton. The 41-year-old was later taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The other passenger, a 21-year-old woman, was not injured.

The driver of the Dodge, a 39-year-old Shelton man, was not injured but does face charges of vehicular assault and driving under the influence as Troopers indicate that drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.