A Kennewick man was taken to the hospital Friday morning after he drove his car into the back of a dump truck and trailer in Richland.
Pedro Rodriguez, 31, of Kennewick, was driving a Nissan Maxima west on Interstate 182 at milepost 2 within city limits at 7:28 a.m. when he hit the truck, according to the Washington State Patrol.
He was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland and was in stable condition, the hospital reported. His car was totaled.
Cindi Putnam, 55, of Spokane was driving the truck and was not injured.
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The state patrol said Rodriguez was driving too fast and not paying attention.