One person is dead and seven others injured following a major traffic accident that closed both lanes of traffic on a portion of state Route 14 in Camas for five hours Monday.
According to a Washington State Department of Transportation bulletin, the multi-vehicle collision occurred at approximately 4:38 p.m. at Mile Post 13 on the Camas Slough Bridge in a construction zone.
According to State Trooper Ryan Tanner, a 1996 Kenworth concrete hauler was traveling eastbound when one of its tires failed and it veered into the westbound traffic lane. The truck collided with three passenger cars carrying a total of seven people.
Pronounced dead at the scene of internal injuries was Kali B. Oberg, 18, of Vancouver, who was driving a 1994 Toyota Corolla.
The driver of the concrete hauler was Yevgeniu N. Konkin, 28, of Portland. He suffered a broken cheek bone and was transported to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.