Swerving to miss an elk caused accident on SR 101
A Department of Corrections employee swerved to miss an elk over the weekend on SR 101, and totaled his car.
32 year old Gregory Banner was driving north on 101 this weekend when the accident occurred. When he saw the elk in the road, he turned to avoid it and hit the ditch. The 2000 Ford Taurus rolled over before landing on its wheels.
The DOC car was totaled at the scene. The employee was transported to Forks Community Hospital for his injuries.
No charges have been filed.