State patrol says speed to blame in wreck near Othello

By The Tri-City HeraldMay 3, 2013 

OTHELLO -- Five people from Othello were treated and released from a hospital Friday afternoon after a two-car collision on Highway 26 near Othello, said the Washington State Patrol.

Ignacio Garcia-Ramos, 33 and his passenger Violeta Ramos, 35, were stopped at an intersection waiting to turn left when Jose Arreola, 31, collided with their car, according to the state patrol. Troopers said Arreola was speeding when his Ford Focus collided with Garcia-Ramos' Honda. Arreola had two 8-year-old passengers.

All five people involved in the collision were taken to Othello Community Hospital and both cars were totaled.

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