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Teens sent to hospital after crash on Highway 195

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The scene of the crash Wednesday. The scene of the crash Wednesday.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Washington State Patrol say three people were sent to the hospital after a bad crash on Highway 195 near Meadowlane Road Wednesday evening.

Troopers say a 1994 BMW sedan driven by a 17-year-old Ian L. Montgomery of Cheney made a left turn in front of an SUV headed north. The sedan's 15-year-old passenger, Kohen Montgomery, was trapped in the car and firefighters on the scene had to work to get him free from the wreck. Both teens were taken to the hospital with head injuries. Their condition is unknown at this time.

The driver of the SUV, 31-year-old Michelle Meenach, was shaken up by the wreck and was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The highway was reduced to one lane for a few hours while troopers investigated.

The cause of the crash was determined to be failure to yield. The teen driver was cited for 2nd degree negligent driving

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