Mena was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle to be treated for his injuries. The two other passengers in the Jeep, 24-year-old Basilio Flores Soriano and 26-year-old Adrian Mena Santana were taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. The accident is still under investigation, but state troopers say that alcohol was involved in the crash.
Drunk Driving Statistics
- In 2010, 170 people died in alcohol-related traffic collisions in Washington State – that’s approximately 1 fatality every 2.1 days.
- 37 percent of all traffic deaths in Washington State involved a DUI in 2010.