6 injured, 2 seriously in Grant County pickup truck accident

Six people were injured when two pickup trucks collided this afternoon in Grant County.

According to a report in the Yakima Herald.com, Darin E. Clifford, 44, of Tucson, Arizona was driving a 2006 GMC pickup truck south on State Route 17 when he failed to stop at a stop sign at State Route 28 and collided with a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by John J. Heston, 33, of Ephrata.

Clifford was taken to Columbia Basin Hospital in Ephrata for treatment of cuts and bruises. His passenger, Clifford A. Thomas, 15, of Selah suffered serious injures including internal injuries, head injuries and possibly two broken legs. Thomas was taken to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.

Heston was taken to Columbia Basin Hospital with neck, back and chest pain. Three passengers in his truck were children ages 5, 7 and 8; they were taken to Columbia Basin hospital for treatment of neck and chest injuries.

The report said that drugs or alcohol were not involved in the accident but Clifford may be cited for negligent driving.

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