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Three Injured in Car Accident, Driver Was Texting

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Mabton, WA - Several people were injured Wednesday afternoon in a car accident in Mabton.

Troopers said the accident happened on SR 241 and Stover road.

Randy Vasquez, 26 failed to notice the cars in front of him were stopped waiting for a school bus and because he was texting. 

Vasquez hit a pick-up truck driven by Danny Perales Jr, 22 who then slammed into another car driven by Mayra Amecula-Alcala, 23.

All three drivers were transported to Sunnyside Community Hospital with injuries.
Aside from texting, Vasquez was also not wearing his seat-belt. Charges are pending. 
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