Car accident near East Wenatchee injures five people

Car accident near East Wenatchee injures five people

Washington State Patrol responded to another crash on State Route 28 near East Wenatchee that injured five people.

A driver was attempting to cross State Route 28, heading northbound, and pulled out in front of another car driving eastbound. The eastbound car could not slow down in time and struck the northbound car.

The driver attempting to speed across SR 28 was a 17-year-old, who was charged with second-degree negligent driving and no proof of liability insurance.

According to WSP, no drugs or alcohol were involved, and they have ruled the cause as obstructed view of oncoming traffic.

Four people were transported to Central Washington Hospital.

Previously, a fatal car accident occurred near the same spot along State Route 28 on Wednesday.

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