2/24/2012 11:44:00 AM Five injured in Highway 24 rollover
Five people were injured in a one-vehicle rollover collision on Highway 24, about nine miles south of Othello, at about 6:49 a.m. Feb. 18. The vehicle, driven by Gerardo Chavez Romero, 23, Othello, left the roadway to the right and struck a dirt embankment, rolled once and came to rest on its wheels. Chavez Romero was transported to Othello Community Hospital, as were his four passengers, Josefina Romera Angel, 43, Amadeu Romero Vargas, 17, Emilion Romero Valasquez, 17, and Omar Romero Lopez, 18, all of Othello. The vehicle was totaled. Chavez Romero will be charged with wheels off roadway.