Two Injured in Entiat Crash

Two injured

WENATCHEE,WA.-Another driver is cited for driving too fast for the icy road conditions causing a two-vehicle injury collision near Entiat.

crash scene photo provided by WSP

State Troopers say it happened around 5:30 yesterday afternoon. It was snowing when 46 year old Roberto Montes of Chelan skidded over the centerline driving an SUV Northbound on Hwy 97-A about a mile North of Entiat. 

crash scene photo provided by WSP

Montes’ vehicle was struck broadside by a Southbound pick-up driven by 46 year old Thomas Collins of Cashmere. Montez was transported to Confluence Health for treatment. Collins was injured but not transported. The roadway was blocked for about an hour.

Recent winter storms have led to numerous traffic accidents on North Central Washington roadways.

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.