MESA -- A one car accident Monday on Highway 17 near Mesa sent an Othello woman to the hospital.
The Washington State Patrol reported Guisela A. Veintimilla, 35, of Mattawa, was driving south on Highway 17 near Merion Road at 12:30 p.m. when he swerved and lost control of his 2005 Chrysler Sebring.
His passenger, Carla J. Smith, 44, was injured and transported to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, where she was treated and released.
Veintimilla was not injured.
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Officers said the accident was caused by inattention and charged Veintimilla with driving with his wheels off the roadway.