Elma man flees accident near Elma
A 34 year old Elma man drove off the Matlock Brady Road, striking a tree and sending a passenger to the hospital before fleeing the scene.
As the man was driving north on the W Matlock Brady Road near W Satsop Maple Glen in a 1997 Ford Explorer, he crossed the southbound lane and left the roadway, leading to the accident.
The driver fled the scene after the collision, and a 30 year old Montesano man in the SUV was sent to Mason General Hospital for his injuries. Another 30 year old from Montesano refused aid on the scene.
It’s not known if the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time.
Washington State Patrol is investigating.