SUV drunk driver damages six parked cars in North Seattle

Story Highlights:
None injured in North Seattle car accident
Six-car collision caused by DUI



Date: March 2, 2011, 03/02/2011
Location: Seattle, King County, Washington
Type: Car accident, DUI
Outcome: None injured, Six cars damaged

Early Wednesday morning, an SUV struck cars while they were parked along the street in North Seattle.

Around 1 p.m. people reported that several cars had been damaged on Interlake Avenue North. When police arrived at the scene, they discovered that six cars had been damaged, some quite extensively.

Officers apprehended the driver of the SUV a short distance away and they were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Washington State Drunk Driving Statistics
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 for more information.

Seattle Car Accident Lawyers

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.


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