Clark County Sheriff’s Office investigates Christmas Eve rollover collision

VANCOUVER — On Sat., Dec. 24, at 12:35 a.m., Clark County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-car rollover collision located in the eastbound lanes of Northeast Padden Parkway just west of Northeast 94th Avenue.

 

Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the driver, a 26-year-old Vancouver resident who had extricated himself from the badly damaged vehicle. During the contact, a strong odor of intoxicants was detected coming from the driver.

 

According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, the collision was caused by excessive speed and possible impairment. Initial measurements show a debris field covering approximately 460 feet from the initial collision point into the center median, to where the vehicle came to rest on its top.
The male driver, who has not been named as this time, was transported to PeaceHealth Medical Center as a precaution. The collision is still under investigation.

This information was provided by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office investigates Christmas Eve rollover collision
Clark County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single-car rollover collision on Dec. 24, located in the eastbound lanes of Northeast Padden Parkway just west of Northeast 94th Avenue. Photo courtesy of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office
Clark County Sheriff’s Office investigates Christmas Eve rollover collision
Upon arriving at the scene of the Dec. 24 collision, Clark County Sheriff’s deputies made contact with the driver, a 26-year-old Vancouver resident who had extricated himself from the badly damaged vehicle. Photo courtesy of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office
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Joanna Nicole Yorke is a 2010 graduate of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University in Pullman. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in political science. Yorke is a Clark County native, growing up on her family's 12-acre farm in La Center where her family still resides today. She was previously a reporter at The Reflector Newspaper, covering the city of Battle Ground, the Battle Ground School District and a variety of other areas and topics.

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