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INDEX MAN INJURED IN CRASH ON HIGHWAY 2
March 25, 2011
(INDEX, WA) -- An Index man was badly injured in a one car accident Thursday night on U.S. Highway 2 in the Sky Valley.
The state patrol says the accident happened around 10:20 pm at milepost 34 on Highway 2, between Gold Bar and Index.
The patrol says a 1996 Honda Accord driven by 56-year old Craig R. Nelson of Index was traveling westbound on SR2 when the car veered from the roadway, struck a guardrail on the westbound shoulder and then veered across he roadway and crashed into a ditch on the eastbound shoulder.
Nelson was ejected from the vehicle on impact. He was transported to Providence Colby Hospital in Everett. His vehicle was totaled.
Cause of the accident was unknown and is under investigation. The state patrol says charges are pending.