75-year-old man hospitalized after wrong-way collision in Yakima

Posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 at 1:04 pm    

YAKIMA, WA – A 75-year-old Yakima man was injured when he mistakenly entered Interstate 82 heading the wrong way, colliding with another pickup truck Saturday night.

The Yakima Herald reported that the accident occurred around 6:20 p.m. last Saturday at the Interstate 82 interchange with North First Street and U.S. Highway 12.

75-year-old Steven S. Hill was transported to Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital with minor injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

Hill’s 2006 Nissan Frontier collided head-on with 58-year-old Patrick Quillen’s 2003 Chevrolet Silverado when Hill entered I-82. Quillen did not sustain any injuries, but both trucks were totaled.

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