Isaiah E. Miller, a 21-year-old sailor based on the USS John C. Stennis in Bremerton, was seriously injured in a two-car accident allegedly caused by a suspected drunk driver on October 21 .
The two-car accident occurred at 2:00pm on State Route 16 in Gorst, south of Bremerton. According to the Washington State Patrol, Miller was driving westbound when Jeremy T. Workman, 31, of Port Orchard attempted to turn onto eastbound State Route 16. Workman lost control of his pickup truck and it spun and collided with Miller’s Nissan Altima.
Workman was treated for a laceration to his hand then booked into Kitsap County Jail. He faces charges of Vehicular Assault because it is believed he was under the influence of intoxicants at the time of the accident. Vehicular Assault, RCW 46.61.522, can be charged if a person is injured in an accident and the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving recklessly or with out regard to the safety of others. Workman faces up to 10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $20,000 if convicted.
The Patrol says they have arrested 702 drunken or impaired drivers in Kitsap County this year.
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