Two Wenatchee men were injured when their car rolled on Interstate 82 about three miles east of Benton City Sunday morning.
Miguel A. Ortiz, 19, was driving a 1993 Honda Civic eastbound on I-82 when he lost control and the car left the roadway, rolled and came to rest on its tires at about 10 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol.
He and his passenger, Emanul Martinez-Rodriguez, 23, were both wearing seatbelts, according to WSP.
Both men were transported to Richland’s Kadlec Regional Medical Center, where they were treated and released, according to Kadlec officials.
The car was totaled.
The accident was caused by a defective tire, according to WSP. It remains under investigation.
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