Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Colfax, flown to Sacred Heart in critical condition
Whitman County Deputies are investigating a pedestrian and motor vehicle accident which occurred late Wednesday afternoon. Nguyen was transported to Whitman Hospital with serious injuries and was later flown via Life-Flight to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. According initial findings and witness information, 32-year-old Duy Nguyen of Tacoma was crossing Main Street on foot when he was struck by a vehicle turning southbound onto Main Street from Harrison Street. Traffic was rerouted for several hours on Main Street while deputies conducted their investigation. The vehicle, a 2009 Dodge Ram, was being driven by 49-year-old Robert Lowe of Colfax.