Two girls were hit by a vehicle at 12:38 p.m. Saturday as they crossed Columbia Center Boulevard at the intersection with West Canal Drive near Columbia Center mall, Kennewick police said.
The girls, ages 12 and 14, are from College Place. One was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland and the other to Kennewick General Hospital. Their injuries were described as minor in a police report.
The driver of the vehicle that hit them did not appear to be speeding or under the influence of alcohol, but the accident remains under investigation, according to Kennewick police. No names were available Saturday.