Man Injured in Othello Collision

DESCRIPTION: A 56-year-old man was hospitalized with a head injury after being struck by another car who failed to yield as it entered Highway 24 near Othello. Both drivers were wearing seat belts and the other driver was uninjured. 

TYPE OF ACCIDENT: Motor Vehicle Collision
CAUSE: Failure to yield.
DATE: October 29, 2010
TIME: ~4:10pm
LOCATION: Highway 24 near McKinney Road, Othello
NUMBER OF VEHICLES: 2
     CARS: 2
     TRUCKS: 0
     MOTORCYCLES: N/A
     PEDESTRIANS: N/A
NUMBER INJURED: 1
NUMBER DECEASED: 0
DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: None
PERSONS INVOLVED: 2
VEHICLES INVOLVED: 2
INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Washington State Patrol
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: Othello Community Hospital
LEGAL ANALYSIS: Washington State Patrol charged the second driver with failure to yield.
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