Five in Hospital After Rollover Collision
Two cars involved in an accident near Sunnyside ended up rolled over near State Route 241 and Factory Road.
According to the Washington State Patrol, a Dodge Ram, driven by 26-year-old Gilberto Vargas Sardina, was on Factory Road and failed to stop at a stop sign. The truck hit a Ford Windstar driven by 44-year-old Maria Benitez.
Neither of the drivers was injured, but five passengers in the Windstar were transported to Sunnyside Community Hospital. They ranged in age from 5 to 36.
No word on the cause of the accident and charges are pending for Sardina. The State Patrol suspects drugs or alcohol were involved.
The accident occurred just before midnight Saturday.