Man injured in single-car rollover in Pasco

Man injured in single-car rollover in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. - Police say one man has been hurt in a single-car rollover at Interstate 182.

A report from the Pasco Police Department said the car rolled over in the median near Argent (milepost 10) in Pasco Monday afternoon, causing heavy traffic.

Ruben Contreras Gonzalez, 51, of Richland was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer east at I-182 when troopers said his vehicle blew a tire and left the road.

The victim was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. Action News has learned Contreras Gonzalez has since been released from the hospital.

The Washington State Patrol remained at the scene to investigate. They say defective tires caused the crash.

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