According to a social media post by the Hoquiam Police Department, a Montesano man who had moments before exited a vehicle on Sumner Ave Wednesday Afternoon was struck by a DUI driver who also struck 3 parked vehicles.
At 10:00 AM, Hoquiam officers responded to a multiple vehicle and pedestrian collision in the 2700 block of Sumner Avenue. Upon officer's arrival, it was learned a Dodge truck, driven by a 38-year-old Seattle man, had veered into the south parking strip, colliding with three parked vehicles. A 48-year-old Montesano man had exited the third vehicle moments prior to the collision and was also struck by the Dodge truck causing non-life-threatening injuries. The Montesano man was transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
The driver of the Dodge was taken into custody for investigation of driving with a suspended driver's license, DUI, and possession of a controlled substance. He is currently being held at the Hoquiam jail as the case is still under investigation. His truck was secured as evidence.
Both lanes of Sumner Avenue were closed for approximately 1.5 hours during the investigation.