British Columbia man hurt in wreck on Highway 101 at Blue Mountain Road
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The State Patrol said John G. Helmn, 67, was driving eastbound when the Mazda crashed into a Toyota Highlander driven by Margarethe U. Purviance, 66, about seven miles east of Port Angeles at 12:47 p.m. today.
Troopers said Purviance, of Port Angeles, was turning left from the westbound lanes onto Blue Mountain Road and did not see Helmn's oncoming vehicle.
The State Patrol said Helmn swerved to the right to avoid the impact but was hit on the driver's side of his vehicle.
Purviance, who was not injured, was cited for failure to yield right of way.
Both drivers were wearing their seat belts, according to a State Patrol memo.
Drugs or alcohol were not suspected as a cause.
The Mazda was completely destroyed and the sport utility vehicle sustained reportable damage, the State Patrol said.
Last modified: May 03. 2013 5:23PM