Four injured in collision
by Melissa Dekker
PROSSER - Three Sunnyside residents and a Wapato man were
injured early Sunday morning in a motor vehicle accident in the rain on State
Route 221 near the viewpoint.
According to Washington State Patrol Trooper Brandon Karas,
a southbound 1992 Saturn driven by Cesar Salgado-Reyna, 20, of Sunnyside
crossed over the center line of the wet roadway striking a 1987 Chevrolet van
driven by Jesus Jaquez, 37, of Sunnyside.
Jaquez were not injured in the collision.
Salgado-Reyna's passenger, Victor Reyna, 44, of Sunnyside
was taken to Prosser Memorial Hospital were he was treated and released.
Passengers in Jaquez's vehicle, Miguel Reyna, 21, and Benito
de la Cruz, 40, both of Sunnyside and Eladio Merlos, 34, of Wapato, were all
taken to Prosser Memorial Hospital where they were treated for injuries. de la
Cruz and Merlos were each treated for injuries and released. Miguel Reyna was
stabilized and transferred to another hospital, according to a Prosser Memorial
Car reported stolen in Grandview
GRANDVIEW - A Grandview man reported a car stolen from his
home in the 600 block of East Concord Avenue Friday, May 21.
The car, which had been parked in front of the victim's home
Monday, May 17, disappeared on Tuesday, according to police officials, but the
victim waited four days to report the car missing.
The reporting party was the registered owner, not the legal
owner of the car. Both the registered owner and legal owner of the vehicle have
been notified of the theft, according to officials.