Wednesday, February 6, 2008
One person was injured in a vehicle/boulder accident on Jan. 31, 2008, at approximately 5:30 p.m. The accident occurred on State Route 14, 10 miles east of Stevenson.
According to the report, Starr L. Corner, 63, Carson, was driving her 1992 Toyota 4 Runner westbound on SR 14. The vehicle struck a large boulder causing it to leave the roadway to the north and strike a rock wall.
Corner was not injured in the accident. Her passenger, Avis L. Davis, 75, suffered a laceration to her hand. She was transported by aid to Hood River Providence.
Fire and aid vehicles blocked the westbound lane for approximately 45 minutes.
A Nebraska man was not injured when his semi truck was involved in a one-vehicle accident at approximately 9:50 a.m. on Feb. 1, 2008. The accident occurred on SR 14 at milepost 102, 14 miles southeast of Goldendale.
According to the report, Brian R. Stille, 33, Omaha, Neb., was driving his 2007 Peterbilt truck with trailer westbound on SR 14, when the trailer hauling a windmill section detached. The truck and load came to rest on its side blocking the eastbound lane.
The lane remained blocked until Feb. 2, pending arrival of a crane to remove the vehicle and wind mill.
Stille was charged with failure to secure load.
The accident is under investigation by the commercial vehicle enforcement officers.