Pasco woman injured in crash
Driver cited for speed too fast for conditions
Last updated 7/21/2020 at 9:22am
PASCO — A local woman was hospitalized Monday evening, July 20, after she crashed her car on Interstate 182.
Emma Garcia-Chavez, 51, was eastbound on the interstate when her vehicle, a 2004 Nissan Sentra, left the roadway and struck an embankment at U.S. Highway 395, the Washington State Patrol reported.
She was wearing a seatbelt and neither drugs nor alcohol are factors, the patrol said.
Garcia-Chavez was cited for speed too fast for conditions, the patrol said.
Her vehicle was towed from the scene by AE Towing of Pasco, the patrol said.