Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 12 at Schouweiler Road near Elma just before noon Thursday.
According to the Washington State Patrol, a bronze 1990 Chevrolet K30 pickup was attempting to make a left turn onto eastbound U.S. 12 when the pickup struck a 2011 Mercury Milan sedan that was westbound on U.S. 12.
The pickup’s driver, an 81-year-old Shelton man, was injured and transported to Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma.
The car’s driver, a 22-year-old Taholah woman, and one of her passengers, a 29-year-old Tumwater man, also were injured and transported to Summit Pacific Medical Center.
A 1-year-old child in the car was not listed as injured.
The cause of the crash was failure to yield the right of way, according to the State Patrol.