Four injured in single-car accident near Prosser

Four Mabton residents were injured last night in a single-car collision on I-82, at milepost 82, near Prosser.

The State Patrol reported that Maria E. Yanes-Ibarra, 29, was driving the car, a 2000 Honda, at the time of the accident. Troopers said the accident occurred when Yanes-Ibarra, carrying three passengers, was traveling westbound. The vehicle left the roadway and she overcorrected.

Besides Yanes-Ibarra, also injured in the accident were Jazzman Rodriguez, 24, Maria Rodriguez, 56, and Pascuela Ibarra, 72. All four were transported to Prosser Memorial Hospital.

The State Patrol indicated that the accident was caused by driving on the shoulder of the freeway, and that charges are pending.


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