Bus crashes off bridge in Aberdeen, near Wishkah River

ABERDEEN, Wash. — A Grays Harbor Transit bus crashed off a bridge in Aberdeen Wednesday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The incident occurred on westbound State Route 12 at milepost 1.

According to a map of the area, the bus went through a barrier at the Wishkah Bridge, where the large Welcome to Aberdeen sign is, over the Wishkah River.

Trooper Katherine Weatherwax said it is possible the bus driver suffered a medical emergency.

A possible medical event could have caused this accident on the bridge in Aberdeen. Traffic into Aberdeen is backed up for miles.

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Traffic in the area is congested as the Aberdeen Police Department works the scene.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and use alternate routes, such as State Route 107 to Blue Slough.

Traffic is backed up entering Aberdeen on Wishkah due to a collision on the Wishkah Bridge. The right lane is currently...

Posted by Aberdeen Police Department on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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