Fatal East Wenatchee crash caused by DUI

Story Highlights:
One person killed in East Wenatchee car accident
Motor vehicle collision caused by DUI

Date: January 22, 2011, 01/22/2011
Location: East Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor vehicle collision, DUI
Outcome: One dead

On Saturday night, two males were traveling in a car on Highway 28 near East Wenatchee when they rear-ended an abandoned bus parked on the shoulder.

Passenger, 28-year-old Jacob De Los Reyes of East Wenatchee died instantly. The driver was taken to a hospital with a head injury and is facing a vehicular homicide charge because officials believe that DUI was the cause of the crash.

National Fatal Car Accident Statistics

  • Males between the ages of 25-34 have the highest road fatality rate.
  • 76% of all road fatalities are male.
  • 24% of fatal car accidents happen on Saturday

Washington State Drunk Driving Law
Washington State law provides that the drivers on the road have the duty to not operate a motor vehicle when under the influence of alcohol. See RCW 46.61.502.

Seattle Wrongful Death Lawyers
Chris Davis and everyone at the Davis Law Group sends out their heartfelt condolences for the family and friends of Jacob De Los Reyes and hope they can find a knowledgable wrongful death lawyer that will help settle their case and get them the compensation they deserve for suffering such a tragic loss.

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