Head-on crash injures 7 in Cowlitz Co.
COWLITZ COUNTY, Wash. (KPTV) - Washington State Patrol said seven people were injured in a head-on crash in Cowlitz County on Saturday night.
WSP said at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, troopers responded to Lewis River Road and Little Kalama River Road. When they arrived, they found two cars that had crashed head-on. They said a car was attempting to illegally pass another vehicle on Lewis River Road when it hit the second car.
Troopers said seven people between the two cars were injured. An eighth person, a one-year-old child, was taken to the hospital as a precaution. They did not provide any update on their conditions.
WSP said impaired driving is being investigated as a cause of the crash.
Clark-Cowlitz Fire said there were multiple fire engines, ambulances and Lifeflight helicopters assisting.
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