Street Racers Injuring a Woman and Her Young Child Faces Vehicular Assault Charges
Two people face vehicular assault charges following a high speed crash in the 27 hundred block of Nob Hill Thursday morning. Yakima Police say a 26-year-old woman and her four- year-old boy were injured when their car was struck by a Jeep Cherokee as they were driving onto Nob Hill Blvd. from a parking lot. Yakima Police Capt. Rod Light says the Cherokee was racing another vehicle before the crash. The woman injured remains at a Yakima hospital this morning with internal injuries the boy was treated at a hospital for cuts after the crash. Light says the suspect driver involved in the crash 23-year-old Everado Nava is being held in the county jail. The other driver, 18-year-old Jose Badilla was questioned and released. Both are facing vehicular assault charges. The victims names have not been released.