A serious crash about 12 miles south of Prosser injured two drivers Monday evening.

Pickup driver pulls out into the highway, hit by a car

Trooper Thorson of the Washington State Patrol reported that around 5:09 PM a truck driven by a 49-year-old man from Kennewick (whose name was not given) was at the intersection of Sellers Road and State Route 221. The other vehicle was headed north on the highway, when the pickup driver pulled out in front of him.

The other driver, a 52-year-old Grandview man, was at highway speed on SR 221 when he slammed into the truck.

Emergency responders from Grandview and other areas came to the scene, the Grandview man was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center, but no update on his condition was released.

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The pickup driver did not end up going to the hospital but was treated for his injuries at the scene.

Trooper Thorson says the WSP continues the investigation, it appears charges could be pending for the pickup driver, likely failure to yield. Alcohol or drugs were not a factor in the accident said WSP.

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