Two injured in collision

A driver and passenger were injured Saturday, Aug. 20, when the man behind the wheel, Fernando Elizalde, 35, of Mabton failed to stop at a stop sign.

Prosser motorist Steven Ronald Sediker, 53, was traveling southbound on Bethany Road, east of Sunnyside, in a black 2005 Chrysler Crossfire, when he approached Edison Road. The two vehicles collided at approximately 7:06 p.m.

The blue 1990 Toyota Corolla driven by Elizalde was westbound on Edison Road when hit. Both vehicles were totaled and impounded.

Elizalde was taken to Prosser Memorial Hospital. A passenger in the Toyota, Grandview resident Nereo Osorio Morales, 33, was transported by ambulance to Sunnyside Community Hospital. Zediker was unharmed.

The WSP reports alcohol and/or drugs are being investigated as the official cause of the collision. Charges for the accident are pending.


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