2 Hurt in Grandview Auto Accident on Euclid Road
GRANDVIEW, WA (October 22, 2020) – Saturday afternoon, authorities arrested Salvador Zaragoza after an injury crash on Euclid Road.
Authorities received a report of a crash on October 17th at around 12:20 p.m. According to the police, a black Lexus headed north on Euclid Road. However, the vehicle failed to yield at a red light and struck an eastbound pickup truck on W. 2nd Street.
When the responders arrived, they found a car on the northeast corner of the intersection. They also found a pickup with a damaged bed at the scene.
Police believe that the car drove at least 45 mph in a 25 mph speed zone.
Officers aided a 9-year-old with a large bump to her forehead. The girl also suffered a road rash on her upper torso and back. Meanwhile, the officials found a man lying beside the girl.
The authorities said that the man suffered a broken knee. Furthermore, the young girl sustained pulmonary contusions and was bleeding into her stomach.
As a result, responders airlifted both victims to Astria Sunnyside Hospital.
According to a police interview, 19-year-old Salvador Zaragoza Romero didn’t admit using marijuana. However, his passenger confirmed that he smoked 35-45 minutes before driving to Grandview.
Thus, GPD arrested Zaragoza and is charged with three counts of Vehicular Assault.
Staying within the lanes of the road is an extremely important rule of the road. Moreover, if you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. Also, you can call a friend or an Uber to pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
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