One person died in a suspected drunk driving accident near East Wenatchee on Saturday night, according to news reports.
The fatal accident occurred when a 29-year-old Wenatchee man crossed the fog line on Highway 28 near East Wenatchee and crashed into an abandoned bus on the shoulder of the highway. The collision killed the 28-year-old male passenger in the car, according to news reports.
The driver sustained head injuries in the crash, and was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the driver will likely be charged with vehicular homicide for the fatal car crash.
The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
As a Yakima personal injury lawyer, I’m saddened to hear about this tragic pedestrian accident. My condolences go out to the families and friends affected by this unfortunate drunken driving accident. I hope this unfortunate car accident reminds people to never drink and drive. The tragic accident not only affects those who lost loved ones, but also those close to the victims who will now have to pay for making the mistake of drinking and driving.
If you have been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Yakima.