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Seattle Man Airlifted Due To Injuries After High Speed Motocycle Collision

Washington State Patrol says that a 36-year-old Seattle man sustained serious injuries after a collision while riding his motorcycle at a high-speed rate on Saturday afternoon on State Route 107 4 miles south of Montesano. 

The incident occurred at 1:00 pm on State Route 12 near the Brady scales when a red and black motorcycle had been reported westbound State Route 12 near Montesano at a high rate of speed.  The motorcycle had passed a county deputy at speeds over 100 MPH.  He was then observed by multiple other officers going at speeds at least 130 MPH and took the State Route 107 exit traveling south towards US 101. 

No law enforcement agencies attempted to pursue the motorcycle (current laws do not allow officers to do so). 

At 1:04 PM a motorcycle collision was reported on southbound State Route 107 near milepost 4. Law enforcement officers confirmed the motorcycle and rider involved in the collision was the same as reported and observed on state route 12. 

The rider was transported to Summit Pacific in Elma, where fire crews had already requested Airlift to Tacoma General for his injuries.  

The cause of the collision was determined to have been caused by excessive speed, and he is being charged with eluding and reckless driving. 

Aberdeen Woman Arrested for Arson 1st Degree, Baila Way Fire

A 53-year-old Aberdeen woman is in custody regarding a house fire that occurred Wednesday afternoon on Baila Way in Aberdeen.  Aberdeen Officers were dispatched to an occupied structure fire that was started by a female related to one of the occupants of the residence.  The female had fled the scene. However, she was quickly located and arrested by responding officers. 

All occupants of the residence were able to escape the fire without injuries.  From the initial investigation, it was discovered that the suspect was asked to leave the residence a couple of days prior and had intentionally set the fire.  The female was initially booked into the Aberdeen City Jail and subsequently transferred to the Grays Harbor County Jail for Arson 1st Domestic Violence.

The Aberdeen Police Department Detectives processed the scene.  The investigation is on-going.    

Aberdeen Police Department Searching For Robbery Suspect.

The Aberdeen Police Department has released a photo from surveillance video (so quality is what it is) searching for a robbery suspect that robbed the south side 7-11 on Boone St on March 8th 

The incident took place on March 8th around 4:50 PM when a male subject entered into the Subway restaurant at 211 N Boone St on the Southside of Aberdeen and demanded money from the register.  The suspect indicated that he was armed with a firearm concealed in his clothing.  

No one was injured in the incident, and the suspect fled from the store on foot. During the investigation into this incident, it was learned that the suspect was spotted in the area of the Grays Harbor Inn in the 1700 block of S Boone St shortly before the robbery. 

The Aberdeen Police Department is requesting the public help in identifying the suspect as it is believed that people in the area may know the person.  They ask that you do not approach him, as he may be armed.  Call the Aberdeen Police Department Detective J Perkinson 360-538-4244

Pacific County Resident Dies At The Scene Of A Collision Thursday Afternoon

The Washington State Patrol says that a 2 vehicle collision on US 101 near milepost 33 south of New Washington Rd in Pacific County resulted in a South Bend resident dying at the scene, an Elma woman was not injured.  

The collision occurred on Thursday, February 24th at 12:42 in the afternoon when a 1988 Ford F15 driven by a 69-year-old man from South Bed who was traveling northbound and crossed over into the southbound lanes colliding with a 2007 Kenworth driven by a 62-year-old Elma woman in the southbound lanes near the center line. 

The South Bend man died at the scene of the collision, the Elma woman was not injured.

Troopers are still working on determining the cause of the collision, and it is unknown if there were any drugs or alcohol involved. .  

5 US Army Soldiers Awarded Life Saving Award For Saving Womans Life After Crash In Grays Harbor

Five Soldiers of the United States Army were recognized for their life saving efforts by Washington State Patrol (WSP) District 8 Captain James R. Mjor II on Tuesday morning.

Command Sergeant Major Dario Gundersen, Captain Seamus Bradley, First Sergeant Gerardo Moran-Tovar, Staff Sergeant Richard Lawson, and Sergeant Lonnie Rogelio Williams were recognized and awarded the WSP Life Saving Award for their efforts during a collision in September 2021.

On Thursday, September 16, 2021, five soldiers were traveling on U.S. Highway 101 in Grays Harbor, WA, when they witnessed a vehicle on fire that was involved in a head on collision. The soldiers were able to act quickly, put out the fire, and render aid to a female driver, Montana Driver, who was entrapped in one of the vehicles. They were able to keep the driver calm until Life Flight arrived. The driver sustained serious injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The cause for the collision is still under investigated.

No Injuries In Head On Collision Friday Night In Hoquiam, Driver DUI

An out of the area DUI driver that had caused a wrong way head on collision was arrested for DUI on Friday Evening.  While both cars were totaled there was no reported injuries. 

On Friday, March 25th at about 8:45 p.m. personnel from the Hoquiam police and fire departments were dispatched to a head-on collision in the 900 block of Simpson Avenue.

Upon arrival officers found a 2011 Ford Focus, driven by a 22-year-old Kent man had gone the wrong way on Simpson Avenue and struck a 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe. The Tahoe was driven by a 26-year-old Shelton man who, along with his family, was returning home from a day at the beach in Ocean Shores.

All the occupants of the Tahoe, including two young children, were examined by Hoquiam Fire Department personnel. The children had been properly secured in their child safety seats and fortunately there were no injuries to anyone.

Both vehicles suffered extensive damage. After investigation, it was determined the driver of the Focus was intoxicated. He was arrested, processed for Driving Under the Influence, and subsequently booked into the Hoquiam City Jail on charges of DUI and Reckless Endangerment.