Driver crashes into median barrier on I-205 Bridge

She was cited for allegedly driving too fast for conditions

By John Branton, Columbian Staff Reporter

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Updated: January 19, 2012, 8:56 PM

 

A 52-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after she drove too fast into a pool of water on the Interstate 205 bridge and lost control of a 2001 Chevrolet Tracker, police said.

About 10 a.m., Nancy L. Fosburgh of Damascus, Ore., was heading south in the inside lane of the Glenn Jackson Bridge, approaching the Oregon state line, when she hit high water and lost control. The car veered left off the roadway, crashed into the concrete median barrier and stopped, blocking the inside lane, according to a bulletin from the Washington State Patrol.

She suffered a soreness to her neck, arms and knees, the WSP bulletin said. She was treated at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and released a few hours later, a hospital employee said.

Fosburgh was ticketed for driving too fast for road and weather conditions.

The National Weather Service warned Wednesday of possible flooding in this area.

John Branton: 360-735-4513 or john.branton@columbian.com.