Pasco man injured in crash near blue bridge

A 69-year-old Pasco man is facing negligent driving charges after losing control and hitting a guardrail near the blue bridge Friday.

Esteban G. Garcia was headed east on Highway 240 about 3:30 p.m. when he tried to exit north onto Highway 395 and crashed his 1997 Mercury Mountaineer. The Washington State Patrol said he was driving too fast.

He was treated at Kennewick General Hospital.