KENNEWICK, Wash. - Five people were taken to Lourdes Medical Center after a serious accident intersection of Columbia Center Boulevard and Canal Drive just before six o'clock Sunday night.
Police said a green van was making an illegal left turn from into the Columbia Center Mall parking lot when it collided with a white Cadillac.
Three passengers of the green van were apparently thrown from the vehicle. Police do not believe they were wearing their seat belts.
Police had parts of the road shut down for about an hour.
Police are investigating the accident but think the green van was at fault.
Authorities say the injuries do not appear to be life threatening.