William Lamson, 20, was critically injured in a Oak Harbor pedestrian accident when he was hit by a motorcycle and then by a Subaru on Thursday evening around 7:30pm. Lamson suffered critical injuries in the pedestrian accident and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The pedestrian accident occurred on Regatta Drive near Highway 20 when Lamson was refueling his vehicle. He was hit by a Yamaha motorcycle driven by John Newell, 22 of Oak Harbor. Lamson and was in the roadway where he was then hit by a Subaru Legacy driven by Ryan Wright, 23.
Newell was also injured in the accident and was taken to Whidbey General Hospital.
Police are investigating who was responsible for the pedestrian accident. It is unclear whether Lamson was standing on the road shoulder or if he was out in the street. Police are investigating. At this point it does not appear as if alcohol or reckless driving were factors according to the report in the Seattle PI.
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