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Robert A. Haverkate, 59, injured, taken to hospital, cited for DUI, after his jeep crashes into a guardrail on Highway 14, near North Bonneville, and overturns.

Modified Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2016 - 12:02pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Vancouver man suspected of DUI hurt in single-vehicle crash.

A Vancouver man who is suspected of drunk driving was injured in a single-vehicle crash on state Highway 14 in Skamania County Wednesday evening.

A Vancouver man who is suspected of drunk driving was injured in a single-vehicle crash on state Highway 14 in Skamania County Wednesday evening. Robert A. Haverkate, 59, was driving a 2000 Jeep Cherokee west on the highway about 7:15 p.m. five miles west of North Bonneville, when the Jeep left the roadway and went into a drainage ditch, according to a memo issued by the Washington State Patrol. The vehicle then returned to the roadway, crossed the highway and struck the eastbound guardrail which caused it to overturn, according to the memo. The vehicle came to rest on the center line. Haverkate was taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center where he is listed in satisfactory condition. He was cited for suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants.

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Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Robert A. Haverkate
Roadway: 
Highway 14

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