Press Release
Sheriff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Injury accident closes Kittitas Highway

Kittitas County, WA - 03/15/2017 - 28 year old Kittitas Resident was taken to Harborview this morning following a collision with a semi trailer.

Early Wednesday morning 3/15/2017 at around 3:01 AM, Deputies were dispatched to an injury collision in the 3000 block of Kittitas Highway. 28 year old Kittitas resident Jeffrey Douglas was driving westbound on Kittitas Highway in a 2003 Chevy Silverado pickup. He collided with a flatbed semi-trailer owned by Ulmer LLC, that was in the roadway, and then impacted a utility pole. Jeffrey was seriously injured and transported by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center in Ellensburg. The collision remains under investigation.

Attached photo of accident scene

Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us

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Contact: Clayton Myers, Undersheriff
clay.myers@co.Kittitas.wa.us
509-925-8534