Rochester woman rear-ended by drunk driver
One injured in Bremerton car accident
Motor vehicle collision caused by DUI
Date: March 7, 2011, 03/07/2011
Location: Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington
Type: Car accident, DUI
Outcome: One injured
While driving on Highway 3 on Monday, Kassandra A. Jadin had slowed to make a turn when she hit from behind. Jadin was taken to the hospital for a back injury but was later released.
The other driver had a suspended license and Washington State Patrol believes he was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
MADD Drunk Driving Statistics
Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle collisions. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, 16,694 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes in the United States in 2004. This figure represents 39% of all traffic incident deaths. In fact, more than 500,000 Americans are injured annually in drunken driving crashes.
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 Car Accident Victim Attorneys
The drunk driving victim lawyers at Davis Law Group have experience dealing with collisions that were caused by someone who was under the influence of alcohol. If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed due to drunk driving crash Seattle attorney Christopher Davis has a team of dedicated and experienced lawyers that will fight for the highest possible compensation for you.