Two injured in 3-car crash on Mill Plain and Chkalov

By Paul Suarez, Columbian freelance


Updated: October 4, 2011, 7:28 PM


Two people were reported injured in a three-car crash on Southeast Mill Plain Boulevard Tuesday.

The crash occurred around 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Northeast Chkalov Drive and Mill Plain. A car heading north on Chkalov failed to stop at a red light and struck two vehicles heading west on Mill Plain, according to a Vancouver police bulletin.

Two victims were taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Two vehicles were towed from the scene. No names were released.

The crash caused a significant traffic jam during the morning commute.