Wreck along I-182 injures two West Richland teens, woman

Tri-City HeraldAugust 22, 2013 

I-182 accident

Washington State Patrol troopers investigate a single car rollover accident that sent three people to the hospital. The SUV was east-bound on I-182 near the George Washinton Way exit.

RICHARD DICKIN — Paul T. Erickson

— A 50-year-old West Richland woman was flownto Haborview Medical Center Thursday following a car wreck on Interstate 182, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Two 15-year-old West Richland boys were also injured and were taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, state patrol said.

The conditions of the teens and the driver, Diana L. Vargas, were not immediately available.

Vargas was driving east on the interstate in her Dodge Durango around 2 p.m. when the SUV crashed into a median and rolled, state patrol said. The car rolled near the George Washington Way exit.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, state patrol said.

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