Yakima Police Department is investigating an accident that sent four people to a local hospital

Yakima Police Department is investigating an accident that sent four people to a local hospital

Four people were taken to a local hospital on Sunday afternoon after being involved in a two car collision.

Yakima Police Department received the call around 2:30 p.m. about an accident on South 16th Avenue and West Arlington Street.

Sergeant Rich Fowler said it appears the vehicle that was driving southbound crossed over into the northbound lanes of traffic.

“Three people were in the car that was going southbound and one person was in the car that was traveling northbound,” said Sgt. Fowler. “At this point we think the accident was caused due to a distracted driver.”

The Yakima Police Department is currently investigating the accident.