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Minor injuries, alternating traffic after 3-vehicle collision

A three-vehicle crash on Highway 3 just after Pioneer Hill Road, next to Erikson Lane, slowed traffic and resulted in minor injuries Sept. 9.  - Kipp Robertson/ Herald
A three-vehicle crash on Highway 3 just after Pioneer Hill Road, next to Erikson Lane, slowed traffic and resulted in minor injuries Sept. 9.
— image credit: Kipp Robertson/ Herald

POULSBO — Three vehicles, including a dump truck, crashed on the north- and south-bound sides of Highway 3 in the late morning of Sept. 9.

Two vehicles were side-by-side in the southbound ditch off the highway. A dump truck, which had been pulling a trailer, was left on its side in the ditch off the northbound side of the highway.

People in a GMC Yukon SUV, one of two vehicles in the southbound ditch, reportedly crashed into the dump truck and then fled on foot, according to information from CENCOM.

Washington State Patrol reported there were minor injuries. No one was transported to the hospital.

Traffic on Highway 3 was alternating as of 1 p.m. The cause of the crash was unknown and being investigated.

 

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