3-car accident on Interstate 5 in Chehalis injures two girls, ages 8 and 10

The Olympian reports that two girls, ages 8 and 10 were injured in a chain-reaction 3-car accident on Interstate 5 in Chehalis around 3pm on Friday.

According to the report, a Toyota Prius driven by a Vancouver man, age 27, failed to stop for slowed traffic and rear ended a Toyota Camry driven by a Orting man, age 64, which then rear-ended a Mercury Sable driven by a Shelton man, age 70.

Two girls, who were passengers in the Toyota Camry driven by the Orting man, were taken to Centralia Providence Hospital for possible neck injuries.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the driver was Prius faces charges for driver inattention and following too closely.

Washington State vehicle code RCW 46.61.145 — Following Too Closely — states that a driver shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent with regards to the speed of the preceding vehicle and the prevailing traffic and road conditions.

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