An 8-year-old Oakville girl died at the hospital last night after a serious collision on SR 12 near Oakville.
According to the Washington State Patrol the collision occurred on December 16th, 2021 at 8:37 on State Route 12 and Pearson Road east of Oakville near the Chehalis Indian Reservation.
A 2002 silver Mazda Protege was traveling westbound on State Route 12 driven by a 31-year-old Oakville woman. She crossed the center line and struck a semi - hauler hauling scrap vehicles driven by a 55-year-old Selah man. Both vehicles ended in the eastbound direction with the passenger car upside down in a ditch full of water.
According to radio traffic over the Grays Harbor Scanner Online Scanners both Lifeflight and Airlift was requested for 2 patients. Lifeflight declined due to weather, Airlift had one available but could not take off due to mechanical from Bremerton. The 8-year-old passenger in the passenger car was initially taken to Chehalis Providence, later transferred to Mary Bridge in Tacoma where she later died.
The Selah man was transported to St Peters Olympia for his injuries with the 31-year-old Oakville woman driver taken to Harborview Seattle.
The 31-year-old Oakville woman has charges pending for DUI and driving over the center line.