Kittitas County Auto Accident on Interstate 90
KITTITAS COUNTY, WA (October 29, 2020) – Tuesday, authorities arrested James Horlacher after a crash on Interstate 90in Kittitas County.
According to reports, 44-year-old James W. Horlacher collided with another vehicle. The incident happened on Interstate 90 near Lake Keechelus. Afterward, the victim of the hit-and-run followed him to a residential road.
Then, James Horlacher crashed his vehicle into a ditch in front of a house. The suspect entered the home where the armed homeowner confronted him and commanded him to leave.
Thus, Horlacher escaped and stole the vehicle of the hit-and-run victim that was calling the 911 dispatchers.
Eventually, James Horlacher crashed the vehicle into another ditch and fled on foot on Interstate 90.
Several 991 reports revealed that the suspect ran around the freeway lanes. Meanwhile, a truck driver parked in the chain-up area reported to 911. The driver reported that the suspect climbed up on his truck and demanded to enter.
Afterward, authorities arrested James Horlacher and booked him into the Kittitas County Corrections Center. He received charges on Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Hit and Run.
Moreover, the authorities are also investigating him for driving under the influence of drugs pending toxicology results.
To avoid being involved in an accident, one must practice safe driving habits on the road at all times. Also, do it even when it is empty. Moreover, practice it even when there is no police officer around to make sure you make a complete stop.
Knowing How to Deal With A Serious Car Accident
The truth is, roadways, while scrupulously created and mapped for efficient travel, are one of the most dangerous settings. As a driver, it is valuable to know what to do if you get involved in a motor vehicle accident.
Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers, says that serious car accident cases may call for a separate investigation spearheaded by an experienced lawyer fighting on behalf of the injured party.
“Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” explains Mark.
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