Man injured in DUI collision near Quincy

Story Highlights:
One injured in Quincy car accident
One-car collision caused by DUI



Date: April 2, 2011, 04/02/2011
Location: Quincy, Grant County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor vehicle collision
Outcome: One injured

A man was injured in a DUI collision near Quincy on Saturday night.

Around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday night, 35-year-old Oscar Leon Olivera was headed westbound on Highway 28 about four miles east of Quincy, when he crossed the centerline and hit another vehicle. The other driver, and Olivera's 38-year-old passenger were uninjured but Olivera was taken to Quincy Valley Medical Center for hand and shoulder injuries.

Washington State Patrol reported that the cause of the crash was that Olivera was driving under the influence.

Quincy Fatal Accident Statistics

Fatal accident count: 9
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
Fatalities: 9
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 23
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Washington State Law: Driving Under the Influence
A person is guilty of driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any drug if the person drives a vehicle within this state:
(a) And the person has, within two hours after driving, an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or higher as shown by analysis of the person's breath or blood made under RCW 46.61.506; or (b) While the person is under the influence of or affected by intoxicating liquor or any drug; or
(c) While the person is under the combined influence of or affected by intoxicating liquor and any drug.

Seattle Drunk Driving Victim Attorneys

If you or a family member has suffered as the result of a car accident, Seattle car accident attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group, P.S. can help you. We understand the devastation that can occur as a result of being in a serious auto accident. We are committed to helping car accident, trucking accident, and motorcycle accident victims recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law.
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