Three injured in I-90 crash
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Last updated 3/7/2023 at 8:31am
RITZVILLE — An alleged alcohol-related crash has led to charges against a Kennewick man.
According to the Washington State Patrol, Jose E. Vargas, 20, of Kennewick, was under the influence of alcohol when he caused a crash on Interstate 90 on Sunday morning, March 5, near the Batum Road overpass on Interstate 90 west of Ritzville.
The crash occurred at 3:18 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the interstate, the patrol reported.
Vargas was westbound in a 2019 Honda HR-V when the vehicle left the roadway near Milepost 198, the patrol reported. The vehicle overturned and came to rest in the medi...