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.
Race will be cited for negligent driving, the state patrol said.