Prosser Solo-Vehicle Crash Kills Enrique Plata Jr, Injures 9-Year-Old Boy
Prosser, WA (December 14, 2021)– On Saturday, a 9-year-old boy sustained injuries in a solo-vehicle crash on West Old Inland Empire Highway killing the 45-year-old Enrique Plata Jr.
The fatal crash took place at 8:15 a.m.
Officers said Plata was northbound on the highway at an excessive speed.
As a result, he lost control of the vehicle when it veered off the road. He overcorrected and the vehicle went off the other side of the road where it struck a tree head-on.
Immediately, the paramedics rescued the 9-year-old boy and rushed him to a hospital in Spokane for serious injuries. There is no update on his condition.
Meanwhile, Plata Jr. lost his life at the scene. Officers said he was not wearing a seatbelt during the collision.
The officers do not believe that drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident.
Sweet Lawyers would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to the family and community of Enrique Plata Jr. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Dealing With Fatal 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 a legal representative after such a traumatic incident will provide your family with the space to heal. Indeed, Sweet Lawyers 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.