The Washington State Patrol reports that Mandalynn E Summers, 18, of Buckley was seriously injured in a car accident when the car she was driving was rear-ended and she was involved in a four-car pile-up just west of the Puyallup fairgrounds.
According to the WSP media patrol, Cynthia S. Rice of Enumclaw was driving too fast for road conditions and she rear-ended the car driven by Summers causing a chain reaction car accident which involved two other cars. Luckily, the people in the other two cars were not injured.
The WSP report says that Rice may have under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the accident. They arrested her and may charge her with her with Vehicular Assault. According to vehicle code RCW 46.61.522, Vehicular Assault can be charged if a person was seriously injured in a car accident and the driver was driving recklessly, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or driving without the regard for the safety of others.