Marco Martinez injured in bicycle accident on State Route 26 in Othello, WA
29-year-old Marco Martinez has been hospitalized with injuries suffered from a bicycle accident that happened on Wednesday evening, December 15, 2021. The incident happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. on westbound State Route 26 near 1st Avenue in Othello, Washington.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Martinez was riding his bicycle in the traffic lane when he was struck by an ambulance driven by Wayne Allen, 48, of Seattle. Martinez suffered injuries and was transported by medics to hospital in Othello before being flown to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
Allen and his passenger, Jon Brennan, 51, of Auburn were not hurt. According to authorities, Allen might face charges.