15-year-old boy injured in Toppenish hit-and-run

Posted on Sunday, July 12th, 2020 at 4:43 pm    

TOPPENISH, WA – A 15-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Toppenish Thursday night, according to YakTriNews.

The accident happened on Interstate 82, about two miles west of Grandview when a 19-year-old driver of a Hyundai Sonata rear-ended a Chevy Tahoe.

The driver of the Chevy, Salvador Munoz Gonzalez, 43, fled the scene on foot even though his was not the striking vehicle, and was later captured by authorities. He is facing a charge of hit-and-run.

A 15-year-old passenger in the Hyundai was taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

Manuel Delgadillo Monreal, the driver of the Hyundai, received a citation for driving too closely behind another vehicle.

This is one in a series of reports provided by the Law Offices of Jeffrey R. Caffee as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle car accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses. 

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