1 Killed, 7 Injured in Collision on SR 283 Near Ephrata

Updated on: 5/1/2019

One person was killed and seven were left with injuries after a collision on State Route 283 south of Ephrata on Tuesday night, according to the Washington State Patrol. 

The incident occurred just after 9 p.m.

Police say a 38-year-old man was driving a Pontiac G6 with a 33-year-old woman in the passenger seat. The man was stopped at a stop sign on Road 9 NW when he went to turn onto SR 283. 

The Pontiac pulled in front of an oncoming Toyota Sequoia, which hit the Pontiac on the right passenger side. The female passenger in the Pontiac was killed and the driver was injured. Six people in the Sequoia, who ranged in age from 3 to 76 years old, were all injured and taken the hospital out of precaution. 

The woman who was killed was not wearing a seatbelt.

Police say neither drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash. Troopers said the driver of the Pontiac failed to yield and charges are pending.

The incident remains under investigation. 

Location of the Collision

Chris Davis
Attorney Chris Davis is the founder of Seattle-based Davis Law Group, P.S.
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