Press Release


Injury accident closes Kittitas Highway

Kittitas County, WA - 03/15/2017 - 28 year old Kittitas Resident was taken to Harborview this morning following a collision with a semi trailer.

Early Wednesday morning 3/15/2017 at around 3:01 AM, Deputies were dispatched to an injury collision in the 3000 block of Kittitas Highway. 28 year old Kittitas resident Jeffrey Douglas was driving westbound on Kittitas Highway in a 2003 Chevy Silverado pickup. He collided with a flatbed semi-trailer owned by Ulmer LLC, that was in the roadway, and then impacted a utility pole. Jeffrey was seriously injured and transported by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center in Ellensburg. The collision remains under investigation.

Attached photo of accident scene

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Contact: Clayton Myers, Undersheriff