Rain blamed for many crashes Friday evening

first_imgA three-vehicle collision in east Vancouver was one of many reported around the county during Friday evening’s rainy commute. The crash was reported at 3:41 p.m. at 1100 N.E. 192nd Ave., just north of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.A car coming out of a driveway was struck by a southbound car, and another car also got hit, said Vancouver police Sgt. Mike Chylack. There were no major injuries, but the collision did clog traffic. Motorists turned around in the shelter’s parking lot.Crashes were reported Friday evening on state Highway 14, which clogged traffic in both directions. There was also a crash on Interstate 205 in Portland that caused southbound traffic to back up nearly to state Highway 500 in Vancouver; a separate collision occurred on the northbound side of I-205, slowing traffic that direction as well.last_img read more