2nd UPDATE — Sequim man hospitalized in satisfactory condition after Wednesday wreck in Port Townsend area

By Peninsula Daily News staff

PORT TOWNSEND — A Sequim man was in satisfactory condition Thursday after he was taken to a Seattle hospital Wednesday afternoon after a two-car wreck at state Highway 20 and Four Corners Road.

Lawrence M. Alan, 55, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after the 4:02 p.m. wreck, the State Patrol said.

Roger A. Collin, 68, and Beverly A. Collin, 62, of Portland, Ore., were taken to Jefferson Healthcare hospital as a precaution, the State Patrol said.

Fire-rescue account

East Jefferson Fire-Rescue gave this account:

Alan, the lone occupant of a 1997 Buick, was southbound on state Highway 20 and was turning east at Four Corners Road.

The Collinses' 2008 GMC Envoy was traveling northbound on Highway 20 at Four Corners Road when the vehicles collided nearly head-on.

The cause of the wreck is under investigation, and charges may be pending, the State Patrol said.

A detour was in place from 4:18 p.m. to 5:33 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

A passing state Department of Transportation road crew provided traffic direction while firefighters from East Jefferson Fire-Rescue and Jefferson County Fire District No. 5 provided medical care, said Bill Beezley, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue spokesman.

Last modified: August 15. 2013 7:09PM
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