GRANGER — While lending aid at a collision scene Sunday night, Dec. 1, Granger Volunteer Firemen Terry Carter was injured, when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on I-82, near milepost 57.
The vehicle, described as a 2012 white Nissan Versa with Oregon plates, was westbound on I-82, when it lost control and struck Carter, who was at the left rear of the fire truck, according to a State Patrol report.
Monday, the hit-and-run driver Hilario Riozaltamirano, 40 of Grandview, turned himself into the Washington State Patrol. He was taken into custody without incident and booked into Yakima County Jail.
Riozaltamirano was scheduled to appear in Yakima County Superior Court Tuesday, according to the WSP spokesman Christopher Cooper.
The vehicle, which sustained damage to the driver’s side bumper, stopped at the scene, briefly before leaving the scene westbound.
Carter, 62, was transported to Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in Yakima. Monday Carter was at home resting, Yakima Valley Fire Protection District 5 Joel Byam reported.