A suspected drunken driver who drove east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 at Liberty Lake and struck another vehicle, injuring three people in the car he hit and injuring himself, has been charged with Vehicular Assault. The car accident occurred near the Washington/Idaho boarder.
Edward McElmurry, 28, was arrested on charges of Vehicular Assault. In Washington State, vehicle code RCW 46.61.522 “Vehicular Assault”, can be charged if someone is seriously injured in a car accident and the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
In addition to criminal charges, the victims have a right to seek compensation for their medical costs, lost wages and other damages and are advised to seek a personal injury attorney.
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