“I wasn’t sure if he hit the rumble-strip and I saw him start to brake and wobble,” said Carnan Bergren, a friend of Collins’ who witnessed the crash. “Once he hit the shoulder, everything was in the air.”
According to authorities, the crash caused a compound fracture in Collins’ leg and he was treated at the scene before being transported to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. DUI charges are pending against Collins.
Drunk Driving Statistics
- Approximately 2,042 people have been killed by drunk drivers in Washington State in the past decade.
- In the past decade, more people were killed by drunk drivers in Washington State than from an intentional killing.