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Kent residents injured in car crash near Ellensburg

Two Kent residents were injured in a single-car rollover crash Wednesday along Interstate 90 near Ellensburg.

Paramedics transported driver Heijiro Komura, 75, to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to a State Patrol media release. They took passenger Yoshiko Komura, 67, to Kittitas Valley Community Hospital in Ellensburg. Both the driver and passenger wore seat belts.

Komura was driving a 1995 Toyota Camry westbound on I-90 at about 8:44 p.m. Wednesday when the car left the roadway, rolled and came to rest on its wheels in the eastbound lanes. The car was totaled.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation. No drugs or alcohol were involved, according to the State Patrol.


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