Inattention and following too close caused a two-car collision Monday afternoon on Highway 395 in Kennewick, the Washington State Patrol said.
Rebecca L. Race, 57, of Kennewick, was driving a 1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager when she hit the back of a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Martha R. Garcia, 44, of Kennewick. Garcia’s car was stopped at the intersection for a stoplight.
The crash happened at 2:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Highway 395.
Garcia was injured and taken to Trios in Kennewick, the state patrol said. Race was not hurt.
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Race will be cited for negligent driving, the state patrol said.