A private ambulance driver was allegedly following too closely to stop in time to avoid a rear-end collision on Tuesday.
Mikayla R. Johnsen, 21, of West Richland, was driving the ambulance south on Highway 395 in Kennewick when a 2013 Kia Soul stopped at a red light at 10th Avenue at 2 p.m., according to the Washington State Patrol.
Johnsen was not hurt, but her passenger a 61-year-old Kennewick man was treated and released at Trios Southridge Hospital.
The Kia driver, Hannah C. Terrell, 19, of Burlington, was not injured.
Johnsen was cited for driving too close.