On July 17, blowing dust and ash from a fire near Interstate 90 near Vantage, Washington, caused a 20-plus car pile-up. The Washington State Patrol says that at approximately 11:00 a.m., 15 vehicles and six commercial trucks crashed into each other, causing a massive accident scene near Mile Marker 127.
Alcohol should never be a partner to driving. It never ends well and sometimes involves serious injury. Many of those hurt are innocent victims and have family members who are often left with medical bills. That, coupled with the lost wages from the hurt family member, have much less left in the bank to pay bills. This is nothing compared to the emotional toll it can take.