Pasco Police Car Involved in Multi-Vehicle Collision near Road 28
PASCO, WA (May 24, 2018) – Four people were hospitalized Thursday afternoon following a multi-vehicle collision involving a Pasco Police car.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision started at about 3:45 PM. An Infiniti SUV, driven by 38-year-old Jesus Rodriguez of Pasco, was heading east on Sylvester Street when she drove through a red light at the Road 28 intersection.
A northbound Subaru Forester, driven by 25-year-old Javier Mora of Pasco, was entering the intersection from Road 28 when the SUV slammed into his vehicle. Another car, a Ram pickup driven by 25-year-old Davin Kerr of Pasco, was also struck by the SUV. The impact of the collision caused the pickup to hit a Pasco Police car, a Ford Taurus driven by 41-year-old Officer Juan Herrera, who was heading west on Sylvester Street.
Mora and his passenger, 39-year-old Luis Sandoval of Pasco, were transported to the Lourdes Medical Center, while Rodriguez and her passenger, 17-year-old Alexia Davilla of Pasco, were also transported to Lourdes. The severity of their injuries was not immediately available. Officer Herrera and Kerr were reportedly unharmed from the collision.
Authorities noted that everyone involved in the collision was secured in a seat belt. Two out of four vehicles were totaled due to severe damage, while the remaining two were driven from the scene. In addition, Rodriguez was cited for second-degree negligent driving.
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