March 19, 1995 in City

Truck Runs Into Car Injuring Woman, Son

From Staff Reports

A Spokane man ran a stop sign and plowed his pickup into a car Friday, injuring two people, including an 8-year-old boy, Washington State Patrol troopers said.

Tyson Coleman of Spokane was in stable condition Saturday in the intensive care unit at Valley Hospital and Medical Center. He was being treated for head and internal injuries.

Coleman’s mother, Lori Coleman, 35, suffered two broken ribs and possible kidney injuries, troopers said. She was treated at the hospital and released Friday night.

Troopers said Patrick Holmes of Spokane ran a stop sign as he was driving west on 12th at Adams about 5:30 p.m. He hit the passenger’s side of Coleman’s car.

Holmes, 40, was treated at the accident scene for a sore hand.

Charges of vehicular assault are pending against Holmes, said WSP trooper Terry Van Weerdhuizen, who is investigating the accident.

Everyone involved in the accident wore a seat belt. Both vehicles were totaled.

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