Two Injury Accidents Last Night Around the Tri Cities

Two injury accidents last night near the Tri Cities.

The first one occured just after 6:30PM on Eastbound 240 near MP 42.  One vehicle was slowing for traffic, when it was struck from behind by another car.  The driver of the vehicle hit from behind was taken to Trios Health for injuries.  The driver who struck the vehicle was ticketed for inattention.

The other accident occured on Eastbound I-82 at MP 119.  A Dodge Ram was towing a cargo trailer, when the trailer became loose.  The driver hit the brakes, causing the car to leave the roadway and rolled.  The driver was uninjured, but two of his passengers were transported to Trios Health for their injuries.  The driver was charged with negligent driving.