Location: Poulsbo, Kitsap County, Washington
Type: Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Truck Accident
Outcome: One Injured
In Poulsbo, Washington, Friday morning, a man driving a semi truck alone SR-3 just south of the Hood Canal Bridge swerved to avoid crashing into another car and rolled over. The trucks cab rolled over on top of a Honda being driven by an elderly couple from Sequim.
The crash trapped the couple inside of their Honda for a brief time before help came to the scene.
The couple told firefighters that they saw debris from the crash flying in the air and the semi heading toward them when the trailer rolled onto their hood.
Two other cars were involved in the crash as well.
According to fire officials, only one person was treated at the scene for a minor injury.
The highway was shut down for about 45 minutes at 10:45 a.m. so crews could remove the trailer. The road was opened completely around 1:30 p.m.
Poulsbo Fatal Accident StatisticsFatal accident statistics for Poulsbo, WA exist for the year of 2008. According to that data, there were nine deaths due to fatal car accidents during that year.
Seattle Car Accident AttorneysEveryone at the Seattle car accident law firm of Davis Law Group sends our thoughts to the innocent people involved in this crash. This accident should never have happened. This is an example of a car accident case in which those involved may be able to seek financial damages from the at-fault driver or their insurance company. They would be well advised to seek the assistance of an experienced and skilled car accident attorney.
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