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.

More in News

Sylvia Snell of Bremerton, No. 204, leads a pack of 5K and 10K runners in the rain to the finish line in Blyn at the Jamestown S’Klallam Glow run Saturday night. Snell ran in the 5K, along with Julie Dunlap, No. 201, at left. Kimberly DaArton, No. 500, ran in the 10K. (Run the Peninsula)
Head lamps light up path for Jamestown S’Klallam run

Women’s 10K race highlights last event in marathon series

Kenzie Bechtold and Emery Fletcher ride in a gingerbread float created by Melissa Hitzfeld, Sarah Fletcher and Erica Bechtold during the Forks Twinkle Lights Parade on Saturday on Forks Avenue. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Twinkle lights parade

By Lonnie Archibald For Peninsula Daily News Kenzie Bechtold and Emery Fletcher… Continue reading

The Kiwanis Choo Choo pulled onto Taylor Street in downtown Port Townsend for the community Christmas tree lighting Saturday evening. The lighted, horn-sounding train will make another appearance in Uptown and downtown Port Townsend this coming Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Choo Choo arrives

The Kiwanis Choo Choo pulled onto Taylor Street in downtown Port Townsend… Continue reading

Volunteer Kirsti Turella helps Desirae Cortez look for just the right toy for her children in 2020 at Toys for Sequim Kids. The Sequim Community Aid sponsored event takes place Dec. 15 at Sequim Prairie Grange. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Toys for Sequim Kids drive seeks donations

Event on Dec. 15 at Sequim Grange

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Pro-choice supporter Brian Hogan of Port Angeles, left, stands near pro-life supporter Jim Hanley oif 'Sequim across from Planned Parenthood in Port Angeles last week.
Signs outside Planned Parenthood display convictions

Protesters gather in Port Angeles as U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Mississippi abortion law

Cherish Cronmiller
Contributions aid change in the way things are

By Cherish Cronmiller OlyCAP executive director “The Way It Is” is a… Continue reading

More time given for vaccine mandate challenge

Injunction hearing now Dec. 13

Bentrinck range operations scheduled

The Royal Canadian Navy has announced that the land-based… Continue reading

Most Read