Pasco man, woman hurt in Highway 12 crash

A Pasco man and woman were hurt in an accident on Highway 12 near Burbank after their collided with a semi-truck.

Rodolfo A. Rodriguez, 37, was heading east on Highway 12 when his 1998 Toyota Corolla collided with a semi turning onto the highway from Grain Terminal Road about 9:40 a.m. Monday.

Rodriguez failed to stop at the red light, said Washington State Patrol.

The driver of the truck, Stephen J. Martinez, 24, of Pasco, was not hurt.

Rodriguez was taken to Pasco's Lourdes Medical Center. His passenger, Maria R. Prado, 40, was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

Prado was in satisfactory condition later Monday. No condition update was available for Rodriguez.

The cause of the collision is under investigation, said the state patrol.