“Two Killed and Several Injured in Lakewood Crash: Vehicular Homicide Charges for Jaquan Price”

By | July 17, 2023



A tragic accident in Lakewood, Washington has left two people dead and several others injured. The incident occurred when a blue Toyota RAV4 crashed head-on into a utility pole, causing severe damage to the vehicle and resulting in the death of one of its occupants. At the same time, a silver Chevy Cavalier also crashed into a utility pole on the opposite side of the road, resulting in the death of the driver and critical injuries to a passenger.

According to a witness, the RAV4 was engaged in aggressive driving behavior, including speeding and swerving dangerously. It was racing alongside a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck when it collided with the Chevy Cavalier. The driver of the RAV4, identified as Jaquan Price, was found to have a criminal history and did not possess a valid driver’s license. Police also discovered an empty bottle of tequila on the driver’s seat of the RAV4.

Price admitted to consuming several shots of tequila before the incident, and a blood sample was obtained to determine his level of intoxication. He now faces charges including vehicular homicide, vehicular assault-DUI, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

The investigation is ongoing, and the state may add additional charges as more information is uncovered. The incident serves as a tragic reminder of the dangers of reckless driving and the importance of responsible behavior on the road. It also highlights the need for stricter enforcement of traffic laws and the consequences that can result from driving under the influence.

In the aftermath of this devastating accident, the community mourns the loss of two lives and hopes for a full recovery for those injured. It serves as a sobering reminder to cherish life and make responsible choices to ensure the safety of ourselves and others on the road..