Tuesday, October 19, 2010
BURBANK -- Two people were injured Monday in a collision between a car and a tractor-trailer here.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the accident occurred at 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and State Route 124.
Police said a car driven by Rodolfo Rodriguez, 37, of Pasco was eastbound on Highway 12 and failed to stop for a red light, colliding with a semi truck attempting to turn onto the highway.
Rodriguez was taken to Kennewick General Hospital and a passenger in the car, Maria Prado, 40, of Pasco was taken to Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. Prado was listed in satisfactory condition today and Rodriguez was treated and released.
The truck driver, Stephen Martinez, 24, of Pasco, was uninjured. Police said the cause of the accident was under investigation.