Two people died in a collision with a mobile home near Yakima on Saturday, according to news reports.
The collision occurred when a 22-year-old man was driving a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer at high speeds when he lost control of the vehicle on Valley Mall Boulevard. He drove of the roadway and crashed into an unoccupied mobile home in Union Gap, according to news reports.
The 22-year-old driver and a 15-year-old passenger were killed. Another 15-year-old passenger was injured.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the three victims were all wearing seatbelts. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision, however, police believe speeding contributed to the crash.
As a Yakima personal injury lawyer, I’m saddened to hear about this fatal collision that killed these young passenger and driver. I hope that drugs and alcohol weren’t factors in this fatal crash. I am glad to hear that the passengers were wearing their seatbelts. My condolences go out to the friends and families affected by this accident. I hope the surviving passenger can recover quickly from all their injuries.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Yakima.