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Oct 10, 2012

Accident Sends One To Hospital

Occurs on Highway 14 west of North Bonneville.

Category: News
Posted by: markbailey

One person was taken to a hospital following a two-car accident on Washington Highway 14 ten miles west of North Bonneville on Tuesday.  According to the Washington State Patrol, a car driven by 19-year-old Emmanuel Gafurov of Battle Ground was westbound on Highway 14 missed a right turn onto Salmon Falls Road and attempted to make a u-turn by applying the parking brake.  The car spun out of control, rotated, came to rest facing eastbound, and was hit by a westbound van driven by 48-year-old Scott Volland of Washougal.  A passenger in the van, 46-year-old Phillip Martin, was taken to Peace Health Southwest Washington Medical Center in Vancouver for treatment of injuries.  The WSP continues to investigate, but the accident report indicates Gafurov was charged with reckless driving.