Woman lying on lawn gets hit by a truck

Woman lying on lawn gets hit by a truck
YAKIMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- Nile Fire and YSO deputies responded to the 100 block of Westsiders Ln, off the Nile Road regarding a one car pedestrian accident.

The pedestrian was laying on the lawn of her grandparents’ house looking up at the stars in the sky. The driver of the car had driven down the lane looking for a party in the area. The driver came to this residence and turned off the dirt lane to turn around and leave the area.

He did not see the woman lying on the grass and drove over her. When he heard her scream, he stopped then backed off of her. The vehicle is a highly modified Toyota pick-up truck, which is used for off road travel. The tires are very large, the fenders are removed and the suspension is raised.

The injured party was transported by ambulance to Yakima Regional Medical Center. The driver of the vehicle was arrested for DUI and vehicular assault and transported to the Yakima County Jail.