A four-car collision Monday afternoon on the blue bridge in Kennewick injured five people and sent one Richland woman to the hospital.
The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. as four vehicles drove north across the bridge, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Larry D. Muhlbeier, 71, of Pasco, was driving too fast for the road conditions and crashed a semi-truck into a sports utility vehicle driven by Bruce I. McCord, 80, of Pasco, state patrol said.
McCord tried to avoid the collision and crashed the SUV into a Mazda Protege, state patrol said. The semi then hit a Ford Fiesta.
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Four people, including McCord, were treated at the scene for injuries, state patrol said. The driver of the Mazda, Monica G. Miller, 50, was taken to Trios Health in Kennewick.