2 injured on Highway 240 in Richland after driver misses traffic light

March 6, 2013 

— Two people were injured after a driver failed to stop at a light and collided with another car on Highway 240 Tuesday night, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Nathan Dixon-Scott, 18, of Benton City, was driving a 1995 Ford Taurus south on Aaron Drive in Richland about 10 p.m. when he failed to stop at the traffic light at the Highway 240 intersection, the State Patrol said.

His car struck a 2005 Suzuki X17 driven by Rachel Ann Current, 25, of Kennewick, who was driving east on Highway 240, the State Patrol said.

Both drivers were taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland with unknown injuries.

Both cars were totaled. Dixon-Scott was cited for failing to obey a traffic light, said the State Patrol.

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