Brush Prairie collision causes no serious injuries

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A woman was taken to a hospital for observation Wednesday evening after a Nissan SUV she was driving collided with a Chevrolet Blazer at Northeast 159th Street and Caples Road in Brush Prairie.

About 5 p.m., the driver of the Blazer was southbound on Caples and turned east, leaving no room for the Nissan, according to a bulletin from Fire District 3, based in Hockinson.

The driver of the Nissan swerved off the road to avoid a collision. The Blazer collided with the Nissan, authorities said, and the Nissan came to a stop atop two barricades protecting a fire hydrant.

The woman’s two children, who had been properly secured in car seats, were not reported injured.

A man who drove the Blazer was not reported injured, the bulletin said.

AMR Northwest ambulance and The Clark County Sheriff’s Office had staff on scene.

No names were immediately available.