Two injured, driver flees scene of Mason County accident

An Elma man fled the scene of a single vehicle car accident that injured two other men early Saturday morning near Schafer State Park. The State Patrol reports they were headed North on the Matlock Brady road by West Satsop Maple Glen Drive when their 1997 Ford Explorer crossed the centerline and struck a tree just after 7 in the morning. The driver, a 34 year old Elma man, fled the scene. Two other Montesano men both 30 years old were injured, one refused treatment, the other was transported to Mason General Hospital in Elma.
Trooper Richardson said at the time of the report that it was unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved, the accident remains under investigation and charges could be pending.