Fortunately, no serious injuries occurred in this dramatic crash.

   Vehicle rolls following a collision in Kennewick

There will likely be a failure to yield citation coming after this one. Kennewick Police and fire units responded Tuesday to the intersection of South Rainier and West 19th Ave. and found these two destroyed vehicles. The area of the crash is pictured below.

crash location (google street view)
crash location (google street view)
loading...

KPD investigators say one of the vehicles pictured (quite possibly the truck, from the damage sustained by both) ran the stop sign and plowed into the other, sending it rolling into a nearby yard.

Get our free mobile app

One of the drivers had to be extricated from their vehicle and was taken to a nearby hospital for more evaluation, but no word of any serious injuries. KPD says no evidence of any impairment by either driver.

KPD
KPD
loading...

This is the second such accident in our region this week, Tuesday, a tire service truck ran a stop sign on a busy road near Royal City and was demolished by a semi potato truck. The two workers in the service truck were taken to the hospital in Moses Lake.

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.

More From 97.1 KXRX