Suspected DUI driver injured in US 101 accident near Shelton

A 48-year-old Hoodsport woman was seriously injured when she apparently pulled in front of another car, failing to yield the right-of-way, while making a left onto US Highway 101 approximately six miles south of Shelton.

The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that the two-car accident occurred around 4:30pm at US 101 at Hurley Waldrip Road.

The injured motorist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with injuries to her chest. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Police suspect that she may have been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and she faces charges.

The woman’s passenger was not injured nor was the driver of the other car and her 4-month-old infant.

This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people we represent people who have been the victims of drunken drivers and the family of those killed. With our help, you may be able to obtain compensation for your damages.

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