Two single-vehicle crashes Friday sent two drivers and a passenger to the hospital in Yakima and Kittitas counties.
Around 3 p.m. Friday, Vitaliy B. Didarov lost control of his 2000 Volvo semi-truck about 11 miles west of Ellensburg and jackknifed into a ditch. Didarov, 47, of Marysville, was taken to Kittitas Valley Healthcare. The semi crashed after swerving to avoid a vehicle that had spun out in front of it.
Alvin P. San Juan, 28, of Toppenish, lost control of a 2001 Chevy Suburban on the Yakima River Bridge about a mile south of Granger late Friday evening and struck a guardrail. San Juan was cited for driving too fast for conditions and treated at Toppenish Community Hospital. Passenger Jacalyn Palomarez, 27, of Toppenish, also was taken to the hospital. The crash occurred about 10:56 p.m.