East Wenatchee Crash Injures Kenneth Uptain and Beverly Uptain
East Wenatchee, WA (September 24, 2021) – On Tuesday, 88-year-old Kenneth Uptain, and 86-year-old Beverly Uptain, both from Othello, suffered injuries in a DUI crash on Highway 28.
The accident took place minutes before 5 p.m. near Nile Street.
61-year-old Roland Morris of East Wenatchee pulled his 2008 Ford Taurus onto the highway. His vehicle crashed with a westbound 2019 Honda Odyssey being driven by Kenneth Uptain.
Rescuers rushed Kenneth and Beverly to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. Roland sustained a possible broken wrist while Beverly suffered possible broken ribs.
Similarly, Morris suffered minor injuries. Rescuers took him to a hospital.
Reports said Morris faces possible charges of vehicular assault, drunken driving, driving with a suspended license and failure to have an interlock device on his vehicle.
Morris’ vehicle struck a pole after the crash and ended up in a westbound ditch.
On the other hand, the Odyssey driven by Uptain ended up in the eastbound ditch.
If you find yourself unable to safely operate your vehicle, you can always use a rideshare app instead. By doing so, you can help to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you.
Coping With the Highway 28 DUI Crash
For those involved in the Highway 28 DUI crash, it is important to have an independent investigation held to better protect your rights. Thus, hiring the right firm, which has the resources to spend, can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve.
“We can secure evidence in your favor and request additional information. We will get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers have been pursuing justice for over 40 years, fighting and advocating for families continuously. Moreover, our team will guide you every step of the way to ensure that you and your loved ones receive the justice and compensation that you deserve.
With us, you can be sure that we will take care of your auto accident. Thus, call our office today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation with a legal professional.