GALLERY: Car crashed into fence near Hillside Market

Damage caused to suspension, drive belt, radiator

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

A car crashed into a corner of a fenced bike rack near Hillside Market around 1:20 p.m. today. 

The Pullman Fire Department and the WSU Police Department responded to the scene. 

Two people were in the vehicle at the time of the crash and it is currently unknown if either person sustained injuries. 

Pullman Fire Department Lt. Andrew Chiavaras said personnel responded to the incident around 1:25 p.m. He said medics evaluated a person on the scene, but did not transport that person to the hospital.

Bobby Graham, Auto Body Super Center tow truck driver, said he received a call from his dispatch alerting him of the incident around 1:45 p.m. 

Graham said the Chrysler Town & County minivan was totaled. He said the car is an older model made in the early 2000s. 

Graham said all of the car’s airbags were deployed during the crash. 

Damages were caused to the car’s suspension and drive belt, Graham said. The radiator was pushed back into the car and could have damaged the engine, he said. 

Graham said the owner of the car was not the individual driving. He said the driver is the owner’s roommate. The owner of the car has been contacted by Auto Body Super Center. 

The owner will decide what she wants to do with the car, Graham said. The owner said she does not have car insurance, he said. 

The Pullman Fire Department and WSU PD have been contacted for comment. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.