A Seattle man who lost his parents and whose wife and infant son were seriously injured last March by a drunken driver asked a Senate panel on Monday to pass a measure that would make it a felony charge to drive under the influence when the driver has three prior offenses within 10 years.
A repeat drunk driver who plowed his pickup into a Seattle family earlier this year, killing two grandparents and badly hurting a mother and her newborn son, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
A suspected drunk driver remains jailed on $2.5 million bail. Mark Mullan faces vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving charges.
Police: Drunk Driver With Suspended License, 4 Previous DUIs Kills Grandparents Walking With Grandson
Dennis and Judith Schulte had just arrived in Seattle from the Midwest, a move they made to be near their newborn grandson.