A horrific auto accident involving a drunk driver is horrifying Washington state.
According to the Washington State Patrol, two people were injured when a drunk driver hit them on Interstate 5.
The two victims were pushing their vehicle, which had run out of gas on the northbound lanes, when the drunk driver crashed into them before 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. One of the victims, a woman, was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries while the second victim was treated at the scene.
WSP officials say that the drunk driver was arrested for vehicular assault.
As personal injury attorneys, we often urge drivers to never ignore risks associated with drunk driving.
The practice is not only illegal but seriously dangerous, as many of the drunk driving accidents our there result in deadly injuries.
We hope the victims in this accident are able to recover in full and quickly. We also hope that other drivers learn from this mistake so that drunk driving becomes a thing of the past.
Driving is a serious responsibility as operating a vehicle recklessly will lead to major consequences. If you’re not ready to be a responsible driver, then you should not get behind the wheel.
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