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Kitsap County deputy involved in Aug. 3 crash

A Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputy received minor injuries from an early morning crash on Saturday, Aug. 3, in South Kitsap.

According to Deputy Scott Wilson, KCSO spokesman, the accident occurred at 12:13 a.m. at the intersection of SE Lund Avenue and Harris Avenue SE.

Wilson said the deputy was driving a black and white 2008 Ford Crown Victoria (patrol vehicle) when it was struck by a 2008 Honda Element, driven by a 31-year-old Central Kitsap resident.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue emergency personnel responded and treated both drivers.

Wilson said the deputy was transported to Tacoma General Hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries, held for observation and released.

The Honda's driver was treated at the scene and released, Wilson added.

The crash is under investigation by the Washington State Patrol.

Wilson said a review will be conducted upon completion of the traffic investigation, as part of standard administrative procedures following a collision involving a sheriff’s vehicle.

 

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