19-Year-Old Charged with DUI in Multi-Vehicle Crash on 82 Freeway in Yakima
YAKIMA, WA (October 5, 2022) – A suspected DUI driver suffered injuries in a multi-vehicle crash on 82 Freeway on September 23.
According to the Washington State Patrol, the collision happened near Milepost 38 around 5:40 PM.
Based on a report, the 19-year-old man from Puyallup was driving a Nissan Altima in an aggressive manner. As he kept driving west in the middle lane of the freeway, a trooper tried to stop him. At that point, the man continued and hit a Dodge Ram on his left. Subsequently, he hit a GMC Sierra on his right.
As a result, the suspect suffered injuries in the incident. The other two drivers were not hurt.
WSP suspected DUI as a factor and officers will recommend charges for the suspect. As of now, an investigation is ongoing.
Driving under the influence is dangerous and can lead to an accident. Thus, never drink before driving to avoid getting hurt or hurting other people. In addition, follow road regulations at all times.
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