Women Hospitalized after Collision on I-5

DESCRIPTION: Two women from Portland were taken to the hospital for minor injuries after the driver lost control of the vehicle after hitting a patch of standing water on I-5. The car lost control over the Toutle River Bridge, spun out, hit the bridge and then collided with a loaded log truck. The driver of the truck was not injured. 

TYPE OF ACCIDENT: Two-car collision
CAUSE: Loss of control due to standing water on roadway
DATE: October 25, 2010
TIME: ~6:20am
LOCATION: Toutle River Bridge, Interstate-5, Castle Rock
NUMBER OF VEHICLES: 2
     CARS: 1
     TRUCKS: 1
     MOTORCYCLES: 0
     PEDESTRIANS: 0
NUMBER INJURED: 2
NUMBER DECEASED: 0
DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: N/A
PERSONS INVOLVED: 3
VEHICLES INVOLVED: 2
INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Washington State Patrol
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: St. John Medical Center
LEGAL ANALYSIS: Washington State Patrol listed the cause of the accident as loss of control due to a patch of standing water on the roadway.
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