Big-Rig vs. Car Collision Sends 35-Year-Old Andrew Olson to Hospital

FRANKLIN COUNTY, WA (September 16, 2021) – Wednesday night, Andrew Olson, 35, was injured in a two-vehicle crash along the southbound SR 17.

The deadly accident took place around 8:30 p.m. Officers arrived about 15 miles south of Othello, on State Route 17.

According to WSP, Olson veered across the center line, colliding with a semi-truck.

Police also reported that Olson was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Paramedics quickly transported the injured man to a local hospital for treatment. However, his current condition is unknown.

Washington officials stated that Andrew Olson was suspected to be under the influence of either drugs or alcohol.

Those with further information are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

Once available, more information will be released as it becomes available.

Thinking, reasoning, and muscle coordination are essential in operating a vehicle safely. Never drive while under the influence of alcohol or other altering substances. The consequences of DUI can be devastating for you and for others. By being responsible, you can keep yourself and others on the road safe.

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