The Yakima Herald.com reports that a Yelm couple, Douglas L. Chaffee and Kathryn Chaffee, are in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a motorcycle accident on Friday afternoon.
According to the report, Douglas Chaffee lost control of the Honda GL motorcycle he was driving and landed in the median. The motorcycle accident occurred about nine miles west of Cle Elum on Interstate 90.
The Washington State Patrol reports that driver inattention may have been the cause of the motorcycle accident. The article said that Vehicular Assault charges are pending against Douglas Chaffee. Vehicular Assault can be charged if a person is seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident and the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motorcycle accidents and the families of those killed.