One injured in Highway 99 crash




One man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after a three-car crash on Highway 99.

The crash was reported just after 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 99 and Northeast 72nd Street, according to emergency dispatch logs.

Clark County Fire District 6 and the Vancouver Fire Department responded.

District 6’s rescue squad found the crash in the northbound lanes of Highway 99, said Dawn Johnson, spokeswoman for District 6.

An adult man, who was wearing a seat belt, was sent to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center with chest and abdominal injuries, she said. The man’s name was not released. There were no other injuries reported.

Northbound lanes of Highway 99 were closed for about 30 minutes, Johnson said.