A 22-year-old Aberdeen man faces DUI and Vehicular Assault charges after a collision last night on US Highway 12. The Washington State Patrol said the accident was reported at 9:17 Monday night, 6 miles East of Aberdeen near the Hill Road intersection in Central Park.
The Aberdeen man was driving a 2002 Kia Sportage West when it struck a Westbound 2018 Kenworth Tanker Truck driven by a 43-year-old Montesano man. The Kia then deflected off of the semi and struck a 2011 Dodge Dakota Pickup, driven by a 43-year-old Tenino man. Both the Kia and the Dodge rolled, with the Dodge coming to rest upside down.
The investigation fully blocked the Westbound lanes of US Highway 12 for over 4 hours while traffic was diverted to the Eastbound lanes.