MORTON, WA – Washington State Patrol say two motorists were killed in a wrong way crash on State Route 7 north of Morton on Monday morning, reports The Daily Chronicle.
According to the preliminary crash report, the collision happened near mile marker 9 around 8 a.m.
21-year-old Sienna S. Toutai, of Randle, was driving northbound on SR-7 in a Suzuki along with a passenger, 26-year-old Chad Albertson from Tacoma. While traveling at an excessive speed, the Suzuki went off the right side of the roadway into a ditch before careening back onto the road and into oncoming traffic.
A 2011 Nissan Titan traveling in the southbound lane then collided with the passenger side of the Suzuki, injuring its driver, a 55-year-old man from Spanaway.
Toutai and Albertson were not secured by seat belts in the Suzuki and suffered fatal blunt force injuries .
The injured Nissan Titan driver was taken to Arbor Health Morton Hospital for treatment. No further details on his condition were provided.
Our team will continue to monitor this story and provide an update if more information is released.
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