Grant County Crash Injures Jesus Martinez of Quincy
Grant County, WA (May 14, 2022) – On May 13, at about 6 a.m., Jose Guerrero, 43, of George, lost his life, while Jesus Martinez, 58, of Quincy, and others, sustained injuries in a vehicle crash on Adams Road.
According to the investigators., Martin Tapia, 65, of Othello, was driving a northbound full-size passenger bus on Adams Road.
Tapia attempted to drive westbound onto South Frontage Road East and drove into the path of a southbound 2003 Chevrolet pickup driven by Guerrero.
The two vehicles collided and the pickup also collided with a 2003 Acura MDX driven by Christopher Wagner, 36, of Arlington, who was stopped at the stop sign at that time.
Unfortunately, Rosario succumbed to his injuries at the accident scene.
Officers say Topia has 26 adult passengers on the bus when the collision happened.
The paramedics airlifted one of Tapia’s passengers to an out-of-area hospital. The medical team also took several others to local hospitals with non-fatal injuries.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office Motor Traffic Unit is investigating this fatal collision.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Jose Guerrero. May the bereaved find peace and strength in this time of sorrow. Also, we wish the injured parties a fast recovery.
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