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Update: 2 pedestrians injured in drunk driving incident in Yakima

Posted on Monday, November 30th, 2020 at 1:30 pm    

YAKIMA, WA – Two pedestrians were hit and one was seriously injured when a driver suspected of being drunk hit them near North Sixth Avenue and Gordon Road on Friday.

According to the Yakima Herald, the 55-year-old driver of a white Ford Expedition hit a 28-year-old woman and a 47-year-old man. The woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, where she is being treated for life-threatening injuries, including a brain bleed. The 47-year-old man was taken to Virginia Mason Memorial where he is being treated for minor injuries.

Police arrested the driver after a brief chase and booked him into the Yakima County jail. The driver has three prior DUI convictions, according to the Herald.

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Note: The attorneys with Caffee Law send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.

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