A four-car chain-reaction collision Tuesday evening on Highway 240 sent an 18-year-old Pasco woman to the hospital Tuesday night.
Three cars were stopped about 6 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Highway 240 at Columbia Park Trail in Richland because of a separate collision, said the Washington State Patrol.
A fourth car crashed into the line of stopped cars, causing them to crash into each other.
It then fled the crash scene, WSP reported.
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Jennifer B. Castroulloa, 18, of Pasco, was in the first stopped car, a 2005 Nissan Sentra.
She was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland with unknown injuries.
Courtney Vanwinkle, 16, of Kennewick, was in the second car, a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. Jacquelyn S. Doyle, 43, of Pasco, was in the third car, a 2005 Toyota Prius.