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Accident caused by passenger after he grabs wheel

April 28, 2014

4 people ended up at Summit Pacific Medical Center when a car was forced off the road by a passenger.

According to the Washington State Patrol, an 18 year old Chehalis woman was driving her 1995 Honda Civic with 3 teenage boys from Grays Harbor, 2 from Hoquiam and 1 from Montesano, when the car was taken off the road.

As the woman was driving on Highway 12, 1.5 miles east of Montesano, one of the passengers grabbed the wheel, turning the car and sending it off the road and into a tree.

The 18 year old driver and a 19 year old Hoquiam teen were both sent to Summit Pacific for their injuries, the other 2 teens were sent as a precaution.

The accident is under investigation.

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