Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at approximately 0559 hours an injury accident was reported on Malaga Alcoa Highway at approximately milepost 8.
A full-size pickup was travelling northbound towards Wenatchee carrying six 18–20 year old passengers. Four of the occupants were in the cab of the pickup and two were in the bed. The vehicle left the roadway, drove down an embankment, and struck two orchard trees. The occupants in the bed of the pickup were thrown from the vehicle and sustained injuries.
A 19 year old East Wenatchee female was transported by ambulance to the CWH emergency room with a possible arm injury. An 18 year old East Wenatchee male was transported to CWH with serious injuries. His current medical status is unknown. The other vehicle occupants were not transported and did not sustain anything more than minor injuries.
A Deputy who responded to the scene contacted the driver. The driver showed no signs of drug or alcohol impairment. It is believed this group was returning to the valley from a senior camp out in the Colockum area.