Man injured in rear-end collision in College Place
Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 at 1:06 am
COLLEGE PLACE, WA – A man was sent to the hospital Wednesday after a rear-end collision in College Place allegedly caused by a 16-year-old driver, according to the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.
The accident happened just after 6 p.m. at the intersection of South College Avenue and State Route 125.
A 1995 Toyota Corolla, driven by 31-year-old Milton-Freewater man Justin C. Anderson, was stopped at the intersection, headed northbound. A 16-year-old driver from Milton-Freewater then struck the Toyota from behind with a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500.
Milton-Freewater man Christopher R. Anderson, 27, who was a passenger in the Toyota, was taken to the hospital for the treatment of injuries sustained during the crash. Neither of the occupants of the Toyota was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.
Justin Anderson and the 16-year-old were not injured in the collision. The teenage driver and their 15-year-old passenger were wearing a seatbelt.
The teenage driver received a citation for driving too closely behind another vehicle.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle car accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.