Othello man airlifted after collision

Tri-City HeraldApril 23, 2013 

— An Othello man was airlifted to a Spokane hospital Monday after a Jeep collided with his car as he drove onto Highway 24 west of Othello.

Basilio Juarez, 31, was coming from a private driveway onto the highway in his Dodge Stratus when the jeep, driven by Kevin L. Degroot, 41, collided with him, according to the Washington State Patrol. Juarez was taken to Sacred Heart Hospital and Degroot was taken by ambulance to Othello Community Hospital.

Both cars were totaled and both men were wearing seat belts, the state patrol said.

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