YAKIMA SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Sheriff Press Release
Incident Reported: Motor Vehicle Accident
Incident Number: 13C17997
Date / Time: 11/30/13 2001 hrs
Location: Lateral A Rd & Progressive Rd (Wapato)
Contact person: Sgt. Bill Splawn
Phone: (509) 574-2500
After hours (509) 574-2500 (dispatch)
On 11/30/13 at 2001 hrs Yakima County deputies investigated a three car accident at Lateral A Rd and Progressive Rd. A white 1999 GMC Suburban was westbound on Progressive Rd. The Suburban ran the stop sign and struck a 2008 Toyota Highlander, which was northbound on Lateral A Rd. The impact threw the Toyota into a blue 2005 KIA, which was parked eastbound for a stop sign. The Suburban rolled, and came to rest on its top in the ditch. It was occupied by the female driver and six children. The driver of the KIA fled the scene.
The occupants of the Suburban and Toyota were taken to local hospitals. The driver of the KIA was identified, and there will be charges forwarded for his arrest. There were no life threatening injuries involved. Alcohol or drugs were not a factor in this accident.
Prepared by: Sgt. Bill Splawn