Two children hospitalized after being ejected in crash near Colfax

Posted on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 11:36 am    

WHITMAN COUNTY, WA — Two Seattle children were hospitalized Monday morning after they were ejected from an SUV during a single-car collision on state Route 26 west of Colfax, according to PullmanRadio.

Washington State Patrol said a 33-year-old Seattle woman was at the wheel of an SUV heading eastbound on SR-26 when she fell asleep, causing the vehicle to run off the highway. Her passengers, an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy, were not wearing seat belts and were ejected from the vehicle. The woman was reported to have been wearing a seat belt.

The two children were transported to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. The woman was transported to Colfax’s Whitman Hospital. Their conditions have not been disclosed.

An investigation into the crash is still in progress.

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