A man tried to drive across Highway 240, about six miles north of Benton City on Wednesday morning, but didn’t see a car coming toward him.
Justin D. Lilley, 30, of Benton City, was driving a Nissan Versa north on Highway 225 when he stopped for a stop sign. He pulled out to cross Highway 240 and was hit by a Toyota Camry driven by David F. Yorgesen, 77, of Mattawa.
Lilley, Yorgesen and Sharon R. Yorgesen, 71, of Mattawa, were injured in the 6:15 a.m. crash and taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center, said the Washington State Patrol.
Sharon Yorgesen was the only one hospitalized and was in satisfactory condition, said Kadlec spokesman Jim Hall.
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Lilley was ticketed for failure to yield and negligent driving.