Four injured in traffic accident Wednesday

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


Four people were hospitalized and traffic was backed up on East Washington Street Wednesday evening after a two-vehicle accident just off South Ninth Avenue.

According to the Washington County call log, the accident was reported at 5:16 p.m. Officers, Washington County Ambulance, Washington County Sheriff?s deputies and Washington Fire and Rescue responded. Ambulance crews transported four people to the Washington County Hospital and Clinics.

The log said the drivers of the vehicles were Todd Franzen of Washington and James Stout of Washington. Stout was cited for failure to yield on a left turn.

A state accident report will be filed.