OTHELLO -- A Connell man was injured at 12:33 p.m. Wednesday when he failed to yield about 11 miles north of Othello, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Luis Jaramillo Tavira, 32, of Connell, was taken by ambulance to Warden and then flown to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, according to police reports.
He was driving a 1991 Plymouth Voyager west on Highway 170 when he turned south onto Highway 17. A Kenworth tractor and trailer driven by Hector Martinez, 33, of Othello, hit the left side of Jaramillo Tavira's car, according to police reports.
Martinez and his passenger, Elsa Perez Briones, 26, of Othello, were not injured. Jose Luis Hernandez, a passenger in Jarmillo Tavira's car, also was not injured.
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Jaramillo Tavira's condition is not known. Kadlec did not have him listed as a patient Wednesday night.