Hockinson firefighters respond to two wrecks

One person reportedly injured




Firefighters and sheriff’s deputies responded to two wrecks this afternoon within minutes of each other near Hockinson High School.

The first crash, involving two cars, occurred just before 4 p.m. in front the high school along Northeast 159th Street. It blocked a portion of the roadway.

No one was injured in that crash, fire officials said.

The second crash happened within a mile of the school, on Northeast 172nd Avenue. A driver jumped a curb and his vehicle hit a pole and a tree, said Clark County sheriff’s Sgt. Fred Neiman.

The man was conscious and taken to Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital with injuries, Neiman said. The male’s name or condition weren’t immediately available.