Both occupants of the pickup truck on the left were injured following this crash at Sixth and Sycamore. Photo by Mitchell Schultheis.
Two Injured in Crash at Sixth and Sycamore in CentraliaTwo people were injured n a two vehicle crash at Sixth and Sycamore Streets in Centralia late Wednesday afternoon.
Centralia Police say a car driven by 62-year-old Paulette Dersch of Myers Road in Walnut Hill was traveling westbound on Sixth and failed to yield to a southbound pickup truck on Sycamore Street driven by Kelcie Pitts of East 10th Street in Centralia. Pitts hit the side of Dersch's car.
Both Pitts and a passenger in her vehicle, 17-year-old Akeyla Wesley of North Everette in Odin, were taken to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment of injuries. Dersch was ticketed for failure to yield at a yield intersection.
The wreck occurred at 4:45 Wednesday afternoon.
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