Tyson Hunter Arrested after Bicycle Accident near 21st Avenue

YAKIMA COUNTY, WA (July 14, 2023) – Late Thursday night, Nathaniel Mardel was injured following a hit-and-run bicycle crash on Eaglewood Avenue. The incident occurred on July 6th, at around 11:45 p.m., in the 2000 block of Englewood Avenue near North 21st Avenue. According to the Yakima police, a Ford Mustang struck 28-year-old Mardel as he was riding his bicycle in the area. Furthermore, the authorities responded at the scene and found out that Mardel also struck a chain-link fence on the south side of the street. As a result, Mardel suffered broken thigh bone, shin, shoulder, arm, wrist, and bones in his face. First responders transported Mardel to MultiCare Yakima Memorial Hospital and from there he was transferred to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. Following the crash, the authorities located the suspect, Tyson Hunter, in a home in the 1200 block of Jerome Avenue. They arrested him on charges of DUI. Additionally, Nathan Mardel’s family has set up a GoFundMe page to support his medical bills. As a driver, it is our responsibility to ensure the safety of our passengers and everyone around us. When behind the wheel, always abide by all traffic laws and follow the conditions of the road. Drive defensively and always be aware of the unique risks of operating a vehicle. Always stay within the speed limit.
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