Driver cited in injury crash

— A Toppenish woman is recovering from injuries sustained in a crash yesterday.

The State Patrol said the crash occurred two miles east of Prosser on Interstate 82, at Milepost 86.

Troopers said a westbound 2002 International truck and trailer driven by 43-year-old Scott S. Wormington of Richland rear-ended a 1997 Ford F-250 driven by Estelle E. Salinas, 65, of Toppenish.

Salinas was injured and transported to PMH Medical Center, while Wormington was unharmed, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Both were wearing seatbelts and both vehicles were totaled, troopers said.

Wormington was cited for negligent driving, the State Patrol said.

Drugs or alcohol are not believed to be contributing factors to the crash, troopers said.


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