An accident in Washington sent two people to the hospital yesterday.At around 6 p.m., a two vehicle wreck was reported at the corner of 4th Avenue and Highway 92/Washington, in front of Goodwill in Washington. The accident occurred when a vehicle, operated by Kristen Nielsen of Wellsburg, traveling west on 92 ran a red light, hitting another vehicle traveling south on 4th Avenue. The vehicle traveling south was operated by Wayne Rich of Washington. Both drivers were transported to the hospital, one by ambulance, the other by private vehicle.
Nielsen was cited for failure to obey a traffic device.
Washington Fire, Washington Police, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies and area first responders were on scene.