A Yakima man was taken to the hospital after driving into an embankment 32 miles east of Morton Friday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Granville L. Parrish, 84, was driving a pickup truck west on state Route 12 at around 2:30 p.m. when he went off the right side of the roadway into a ditch and hit the embankment.
Parrish was taken to Morton General Hospital for possible injuries.
The cause of the crash was driver inattention, the State Patrol stated in a release. Parrish was cited for driving with wheels off the roadway.