2 Children Die in Yakima County Car Accident on Interstate 82
Yakima County, Washington (March 3, 2022) – Two children were killed in a suspected DUI wrong-way crash near Sunnyside on Tuesday.
The fatal crash happened on Interstate 82 near milepost 65, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Officials say 20-year-old Keith Goings, Springfield, Mo., was driving a Ford Mustang the wrong way in the eastbound lanes and collided head-on with a 2012 Nissan Altima driven by a 23-year-old Grandview man with three children inside.
An 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy were killed in the collision.
The Grandview man and a 5-year-old girl in the Altima were taken to Harborview Medical Center with unspecified injuries.
Keith was also transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. Authorities believe drugs or alcohol were involved.
An investigation into the accident is underway.