Highway 307 collision sends one to hospital

KINGSTON—A woman was sent to the hospital after her SUV was rear-ended on Highway 307 on May 3.

The driver, a 34-year-old Kingston woman, was taken to Harrison Hospital in Bremerton for undisclosed injuries.

The Kingston woman was traveling in the southbound lane on Highway 307, approximately 3 miles north of Poulsbo at 1:59 p.m. She slowed her SUV to accommodate for slowing and stopping traffic. A pickup truck following the SUV failed to slow in time and collided with the rear of the SUV.

The pickup was driven by a 22-year-old Hansville woman. She was uninjured.

Investigators with the Washington State Patrol determined that inattention on behalf of the Hansville woman was the cause of the collision. She has been charged with following too closely.

The Hansville woman's pickup did not receive considerable damage was driven from the scene.

The SUV was towed from the scene. Two children, an 8-year-old and a 4-year-old, were in the SUV at the time of the accident. They were not injured.

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