Injuries Reported in Richland DUI Accident on Keene Road
RICHLAND, WA (December 29, 2020) – Sunday night, Dennice Cecelia Ortiz-Diaz was arrested in a DUI crash on Keene Road near Kennedy.
The incident happened just before 10:00 p.m. on Keene Road near Kennedy.
According to the police, the driver of the car lost control and the vehicle overturned. Then, it landed in a ditch nearby.
Thus, the crash remains under active investigation.
Moreover, responders transported two children in the vehicle, 11 and 7, to a local hospital for evaluations. However, the kids were already released.
Meanwhile, 30-year-old driver Dennice Cecelia Ortiz-Diaz was booked into the Benton County Jail. She was detained for suspicion of Felony 3rd Degree Assault, DUI, Reckless Endangerment, and Resisting Arrest. Moreover, the authorities held her without bail.
If you feel yourself drifting into other lanes due to fatigue or any other reason, safely pull over and rest before continuing to drive. You can also call a friend or an Uber to pick you up if you feel like it would be unsafe to drive.
Ways to Deal with Car Accidents
Each year, around 20-50 million people are injured or become disabled due to an auto crash. To avoid suffering from such incidents, practice safe driving habits on the road at all times.
As a driver, it’s your responsibility to do it even when it is empty, even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make, say, a complete stop.
Even with the best driving habits, it is still important to know what to do if you find yourself in a motor vehicle accident
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