Walla Walla Street Race Leaves Multiple Injured
A street race in Walla Walla near Cascade Drive has one woman in critical condition and multiple others injured. The incident happened outside of the Chevron gas station when the victim, Andrea L. Lowe, was pulling out of the parking lot and struck by a car at high speed according to news reports. That car was a Volvo driven by 26 year old Kamden T. Knaus who was racing a Honda Civic driven by 20 year old Rick Placencia-Torres in a 30 mile an hour zone.
Knaus was arrested and faces 2 counts of Vehicular Assault. Multiple people that were passengers were taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. The other driver slowed down before impact and stayed behind to be interviewed by police. They are continuing the investigation and more charges may be sought against the people involved.