Medical event sends woman into the water in Central Park

A car in water outside Aberdeen blocked traffic twice on Monday.

The Washington State Patrol, as well as Aberdeen Police and Fire Department, were on scene Monday morning after a 20 year old Elma woman drove off the road and into the water.

According to WSP, the woman was driving east on Highway 12 Monday around 5:30 am when she suffered a “medical event”. Her 1991 Honda Accord began to drift to the right as she passed the LeMay Transfer Station, striking a guardrail and flying into the Van Winkle Creek.

As the car sat in 6-8 feet of water, the woman was able to pull herself out to safety.

Traffic was blocked early Monday morning as responders pulled the woman up onto the road and transported her to Grays Harbor Community Hospital.

The road was blocked again Monday evening as crews pulled her car from the water.

There are no charges against the woman.



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