On January 25 at 6:20 pm, CCSO Deputies were called to the 2600 block of NE Minnehaha Street for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a tree. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attended to a male driver and lone occupant of the involved 1993 Honda Civic that had collided with a large cedar tree on the north side of Minnehaha Street. The male was unconscious and was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Scene evidence indicated that the vehicle was likely traveling at significant speed prior to the collision.
The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was identified as Angel Gonzalez, age 20 of Vancouver.
The CCSO Traffic Unit was called to the scene and is investigating the incident. NE Minnehaha Street was closed until approximately 9:45 pm and traffic diverted.