Head-on crash in Kitsap County claims life of Bremerton man
September 10, 2017
(POULSBO, WA.) -- The Washington State Patrol says a head-on crash in Kitsap County has claimed the life of a Bremerton man.
The incident happened Friday morning just after 2:00 am northbound on State Route 203, just north of Baywatch Court NE in the city of Poulsbo.
The patrol report says a silver 1990 Toyota 4-Runner SUV was northbound on SR305 just north of Baywatch Court NE and a gray 2013 Ford F-250 pickup truck was southbound on the same road at the same location when the Toyota SUV crossed over the center line and smashed into the Ford pickup, totaling both vehicles and blocking the roadway for almost six hours.
The patrol report says the driver of the Toyota, identified as 30-year old Rodrigo I. Rivera of Bremerton was deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Ford pickup, identified as 59-year old Donald L. Hansen of Tacoma, Washington was injured and transported to Harrison Hospital in Bremerton.
The patrol report says the cause of the accident was the Toyota crossing over the center line in the road. The report also says it is believed that drugs or alcohol played a role in the fatal crash.