Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Accident Swift/Wright

On 8/6/13 at 1120 hrs, Richland Police Department responded to a 4 car accident at Swift and Wright.  The investigation found that a 1997 Ford F150 operated by Cory Cleavenger of West Richland was north bound on Wright and failled to stop for the stop sign for north bound traffic.  A 2001 Mitsubishi was west bound on Swift operated by Adam Gutierrez of Richland, his vehicle struck the passenger side of the truck causing it to skid to the left striking a 1997 General Motors pickup operated by Garrett O'Rourke that was stopped for the stop sign in the south bound lane of Wright.  The Ford pickup rolled onto its top and sent pieces of the vehicles into a 1998 Honda operated by Timothy Gerds of Pasco that was approaching the intersection behind the pickup that was stopped for the south bound stop sign.  A 64 yr old female was transported from the scene by Richland Ambulance complaining of back injuries.  She was the passenger in O'Rourke's vehicle.