Man Seriously Hurt in Vehicle/Motorcycle Crash on Steen Road
Spokane Valley, WA (July 11, 2022) On Saturday, 61-year-old Bonita Powers was arrested after a DUI collision on the 16800 block of East Sprague Avenue.
Authorities say that the vehicle/motorcycle crash happened on July 9 around 8:20 p.m. near Steen Road.
The Spokane Valley Police Department (SVPD), says that a northbound Honda CRV turned to the east and collided with a motorcycle heading west.
The crash caused the motorcycle rider to suffer life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition.
Furthermore, Powers failed a field sobriety test, and her blood-alcohol level was at .144, well above the .08 legal limit.
Police obtained a search warrant to get the blood sample used for testing.
SVPD booked Powers into Spokane County Jail. Officials charged Powers with vehicular assault, and the bond was set at $7,500.
Authorities are investigating the incident and have not released additional information about the crash.
Police say that the charges could be upgraded if the victim does not survive.
It is important to always pay attention to your surroundings whenever driving. This, and abiding by all the driving laws as well as following all the road signs are simple ways to practice defensive driving. Defensive driving can lessen the chance of serious road accidents happening.
The perverse actions of a reckless driver can increase the likelihood of traffic collisions. If you are a driver, pay close attention to those around you. Always keep a considerable distance from others just in case harm is near.
What Should We Do in Case of Traffic Accident?
Each year, around 20-50 million people suffer injuries due to road accidents like the vehicle/motorcycle crash on Steen Road. However, not everyone properly knows about the things you should do next after an injury crash.
The most valuable step you can take in response to the East Sprague Avenue DUI collision is to hire a personal injury attorney. Personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
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