As of Thursday, December 15, 2016
RICHLAND A Sunnyside woman is recovering from injuries after she was in a two-car crash yesterday.
Edith Vasquez, 45, was driving a 2016 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Interstate 182 when she was struck by an eastbound 1995 Honda Accord driven by Lucas A. Morley, 22, of Kennewick, the Washington State Patrol said.
The crash occurred at 5:55 a.m. yesterday at Milepost 99.
Both drivers were injured, with Morley treated at the scene and Vasquez transported to Kadlec Medical Center, troopers said.
Speed and inattention caused the crash, troopers said. Morley was cited for negligent driving.
Drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash, the State Patrol said.