Man dies of injuries after DUI rollover crash in Yakima

Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2020 at 8:58 pm    

YAKIMA COUNTY, WA – A Toppenish man has died of his injuries after crashing his car in an apparent DUI accident, according to KIMA News.

The victim, 38-year-old Michael R. Castilleja, was driving east on Interstate 82 around 1:30 a.m. on July 2 when he lost control of his car and hit the median. The accident occurred on I-82 just five miles west of Zillah.

First responders transported Castilleja to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. He died on July 11.

A female passenger was also injured in the crash and was taken to Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital in an unknown condition.

Troopers have determined that the cause of the accident was that the driver was under the influence.

No other cars were involved.

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