Highway 2 accident west of Leavenworth sends girl to Harborview with injuries

The Wenatchee World reports that three people were injured in a two-car accident on Highway 2, west of Leavenworth, Washington. 11-year-old Lauren E. Galloway of Bothell, sustained injuries to her head and neck and was treated at Central Washington Hospital and was then transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where she underwent surgery. Her mother, 56-year-old Linda Binckley, sustained head and chest injuries and was treated at Central Washington Hospital and then released.

The accident occurred as a Honda driven by Linda Binckley was traveling east on Highway 2. A east-bound Mazda driven by 25-year-old Steven B. Schooler of East Wenatchee pulled in front of the Honda as Schooler attempted to make a left turn. Schooler was taken to Central Washington Hospital where he was treated and released.

The Washington State Patrol said Schooler will be cited for failing to yield the right of way which is statute WPI 70.02.01 of the vehicle code. It states that a driver intending to turn left shall yield the right of way to any vehicle approaching from the opposite direction.

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