Port Angeles man hurt in U.S. Highway 101 wreck Thursday night

PORT ANGELES — A Port Angeles man was treated and discharged from Olympic Medical Center and the State Patrol will recommend a charge of vehicular assault for another driver after a collision on U.S. Highway 101 west of East Kolonels Way.

Jeff J. Holland, 55, of Port Angeles was hurt in the wreck at 7:53 p.m. Thursday.

The State Patrol said that a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Amber N. Gallauher, 28, of Sequim was headed west and turned left in front of a Toyota 4Runner driven by Holland.

The Toyota struck the Chevrolet, which came to rest on the eastbound sidewalk, said the State Patrol.

The Toyota came to rest on its roof in the eastbound lanes.

Gallauher was not hurt, according to the State Patrol.

The State Patrol said that the roadway was partially blocked for more than four hours.

Charges of vehicular assault are expected against Gallahuer, according to a State Patrol collision memo.

Drug or alcohol use was cited in the memo.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

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