MABTON - Charges are pending against Lance Zavala, 22, of Mabton following a car/pedestrian accident yesterday morning that sent another Mabton man to the hospital.
The State Patrol said the incident took place at about 9 a.m. yesterday when the 2004 Chrysler Sebring Zavala was driving hit Gregory Hurn, 59, as he walked on the side of the roadway along North Street in Mabton.
Hurn was transported to Sunnyside Community Hospital, where he was treated and released. Damages to Zavala's vehicle were estimated at $2,000.
The State Patrol said charges are pending against Zavala in connection with his alleged failure to yield to a pedestrian, and an investigation into whether drugs or alcohol were involved.