Saturday, June 1, 2013

Leslie Drive Closed for Rollover Vehicle Crash

 Leslie Drive was opened at 3:00 PM. The 46 year old driver of the pickup, a Richland resident, and his 64 year old female passenger, also a resident of Richland, were still being treated at Kadlec Medical Center at this posting but were scheduled to be released later on Saturday evening. The 21 year old driver of the Honda Civic, from Seattle, was found to be at fault for the accident. Leslie Drive was closed for just over three hours while the accident was investigated and the vehicles removed.  

Earlier Posting:
Leslie Drive is closed  between Columbia Point Trail and Elementary Street.  Officers are investigating a rollover crash in the area that occurred at approximately 12:15.  The street will be closed until approximately 3:00 PM.

A Honda Civic driven by a 21 year of age male failed to yield from a stop sign on Canyon and struck a pick up driven by a 46 year of age male that was travelling on Leslie.  The pick up rolled onto it's side.

The driver and a female passenger were trapped.  Richland Fire cut the roof off of the truck to extract them from the vehicle.  Both were transported to Kadlec Medical Center by RFD paramedics.

No additional information on the incident is available at this time.  This site will be updated when more details can be released.