Kennewick Man Crashes into House – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign In Effect
A Kennewick man was hospitalized after hitting a house on south Sherman street in Kennewick. He was allegedly driving drunk. According to KNDU the man tried to report the car as stolen.The Kennewick, Pasco, Richland and West Richland Police Departments, the Benton and Franklin County Sheriff’s Offices and the Washington State Patrol will participate in Washington State’s first-ever Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission recently announced the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday campaign, Director Grondel urges drivers to plan ahead. “Don’t let a DUI ruin your holidays. Before you leave home for a holiday party, think about how everyone can get home safely. Designate a sober driver, take a taxi, stay the night.”
As part of the campaign, extra officers will be canvassing roadways between November 21 and January 1, 2013 throughout Benton and Franklin Counties searching for impaired drivers. Don’t be “That Guy”.