Crossover accident on Highway 2 west of Leavenworth seriously injures Olympia man

Ronald Taylor, 57, of Las Vegas, NV was seriously injured in a head-on collision on Highway 2 thirty-three miles west of Leavenworth reports The Wenatchee World. According to the report, Taylor was a passenger in a 1999 Nissan Pathfinder proceeding West on Highway 2 when a Lexus driven by Terry Vehrs, 47, of Woodway, crossed over the center line and hit the Pathfinder head on. Taylor was taken to Valley General Hospital in Monroe for treatment of his injuries.

According to the report, Vehrs lost control of his vehicle. The condition of the road was snowy at the time. All parties involved in the accident were wearing seat belts.

U.S. Highway 2 is a vital transportation corridor across the Cascade mountains. One section of the road, between Snohomish and Stevens pass has had at least 50 fatal motor vehicle accidents since 1999 with more than 18 of them being “crossover” crashes.

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