Oscar Bengoa-Alas Arrested in Bellingham Crash, Addison Parker Dead
Bellingham, WA (September 30, 2021)– On Tuesday, Addison Parker, 28, died, while officers arrested 24-year-old Oscar Bengoa-Alas, in a suspected DUI crash on Iowa Street.
The fatal crash took place just before 9 p.m. at the Woburn Street and Yew Street intersection.
Witnesses said that two cars were racing east on Iowa Street when one of the vehicles’ driver lost control and struck a tree.
Police found the driver, Bengoa-Alas, walking near the crash scene with blood on his face. Investigating officers said he appeared to have been driving under the influence of alcohol.
Unfortunately, Bengoa-Alas’ passenger, Addison J. Parker of Bothell, died at the accident scene. Police also confirmed the death of one other passenger.
Rescuers took Bengoa-Alas to a hospital for treatment. Then, they later booked him into Whatcom County Jail for investigation of DUI and vehicular homicide.
Sweet Lawyers is extending our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Addison Parker. Our hearts are with you through these painful times.
What To Do After a Devastating Crash
When an unexpected tragedy befalls such as this one, you may feel truly devastated.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys and attempting to obtain police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family with the space to heal. Indeed, they will make sure you get justice for your loved one.
“Our firm works tirelessly to ensure that the people we work for are granted the highest restitution possible. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet.
If someone you love died in a similar crash, you do not have to face the aftermath alone. Work with Sweet Lawyers. We will make sure that you will be provided with personalized assistance, aggressive representation, and compassion throughout the entire process.
We do more than simply win cases; our purpose is to maximize your recovery and grant you peace of mind, with your future at the forefront. During your initial call, we’ll discuss your case at length to determine your legal options.