Family's motorhome rolls near Prosser after driver falls asleep

Tri-City HeraldJune 29, 2014 

— All five members of a White Swan family were injured Sunday morning when the driver fell asleep, causing their motorhome to roll on Interstate 82 near Prosser.

Trina A. Wheeler, 43, was behind the wheel of the 2007 Ford Chinook when it crashed at 5:50 a.m., the Washington State Patrol reported.

The motorhome was westbound on 82, two miles west of Prosser, when it crossed into the median.

Wheeler then awoke and overcorrected, which caused the motorhome to roll, the report said. The vehicle came to rest on its passenger side.

The driver, passenger Delbert L. Wheeler, 55, and the three girls were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, the state patrol reported.

Delbert Wheeler was transported to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

Trina Wheeler and Trinity Wheeler, 7, both were taken to PMH Medical Center in Prosser.

Duaneh Wheeler, 16, went to Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Spokane.

Jayla Wheeler, 9, initially went to Sunnyside Community Hospital before being flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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