Updated on: 2/8/2019
Six people were injured in a four-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 97 in Toppenish on Saturday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The incident occurred just after 10 p.m. at the intersection of Fort Road and US 97.
A 21-year-old Toppenish man driving a Chevrolet Camaro failed to stop at a red light on southbound US 97. He collided with a Ford Taurus driven by a 55-year-old Yakima man, who was making a left turn out of Fort Road. The Taurus then hit a Chevrolet Tahoe and a Toyota Echo.
State Patrol said the driver of the Camaro, the Taurus and the Tahoe were sent to Virginia Mason Memorial, along with a 32-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, passengers in the Camaro and Taurus, respectively. All were treated and released.
The 37-year-old driver of the Echo was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was in serious condition as of Saturday evening.
Drugs or alcohol are said to be involved. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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