A two vehicle crash near Othello on Oct. 12 injured eight people, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Miguel A. Castillo, 23, of Othello, was driving his 2008 Chevolet Suburban eastbound on Highway 26 attempting to turn onto left onto First Avenue when a 2000 Ford F150 pickup, driven by Gabriela Aguirre, 28, of Royal City, struck the Suburban.
Seven people in the pickup, all from Royal City, were injured along with Castillo. Aguirre’s passengers included Isela Aguirre Ruiz, 14, Ariahna Aguirre Ruiz, 5, Kevin Aguirre Ruiz, 10,Filomon Aguirre Renteria, 65, Rafela Aguirre, 58, and Juan Aguirre Licon, 37.
Cause of the crash was failure to yield, the WSP reported.