Ocosta Collision Blocks 105, Sends Three to Hospital

OCOSTA, Wash. – A three-vehicle collision on the Westport Highway last night blocked 105 for about 3 hours near Rustmeyer road in Ocosta. The Washington State Patrol reports a Northbound 1999 Jeep Cherokee crossed the center line and struck a 2006 Lincoln pickup that swerved to avoid it, the Cherokee then collided head on with a 1998 Pontiac Sunfire. The Washington State Patrol reports it happened just after 7 Wednesday evening, Traffic was moving again by 10:30 last night.
A 73 year old Puyallup woman, along with a 35 and an 8 year old Aberdeen residents from the Pontiac, were transported to Community Hospital with various injuries. The driver of the Lincoln, a 38 year old Aberdeen man, was uninjured and said “I think my truck saved my life tonight.” The Puyallup woman was charged with negligent driving in the second degree.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.