Fatal Accident On Highway 8
A two car collision on Highway 8 in Elma has left one person dead and two injured. According to State Trooper Russ Winger, the accident occurred on Highway 8 at McKnight Road.
One person was trapped in a vehicle and had to be extricated and another was sent to Summit Pacific Medical Center. One lane has been opened up but traffic is backed up heavily.
The Washington State Patrol asks drivers to take caution driving eastbound outside of Elma or take the back way from Elma to McCleary as they work to clear the roadway.