Two women, both in their 20s, died early Sunday morning when the car they were in veered off the roadway in Bremerton. The car then plunged down a ravine and slammed into an embankment.
The driver of the car, a 24-year-old man, survived the crash. He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
At approximately 12:50a.m. Sunday morning, medics and Kitsap County sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene, at National Avenue South and McCall Boulevard West in the Navy Yard City area of Bremerton. According to investigators, the car was heading south on National Avenue when it left the roadway near McCall Boulevard.
The vehicle then launched off the roadway and plunged down into a ravine. There, it crashed into a dirt embankment, said a statement released by the Kitsap County Sheriff.
The two passengers were declared dead at the scene. According to Komonews.com, Sheriff’s deputies are still trying to determine the vehicle’s speed at the time of the accident. It is not yet known if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.
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