Sheet daily Mail On November 3, it was reported that 26-year-old Ting Ye was charged with murder following a fatal accident in the town of Bellevue in King County, Washington state.
The accident occurred on the morning of September 30, when Ye drove a white car on Northeast 112th Avenue toward Highway 520 in the city of Bellevue. Mr Yabao Liu, 27, was sitting in the car with Ye.
In the video released by the channel king 5 achieved, it felt like you were losing control. The car, traveling at more than 160 km/h at the posted speed, passed through several intersections before hitting a cement barrier and then flipped into the air, landing upside down with Mr Liu sitting in the front seat. Die.
The video image shows the moment the car lost control and was about to hit the barrier. Photo: Daily Mail
Rescue workers arrived at the scene after more than 45 minutes. When they arrived, they found Liu’s body and a strong smell of alcohol. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center and suffered only minor injuries. On October 6, Ye was released from the hospital without the knowledge of the police.
Three days after being discharged from the hospital, an acquaintance took Ye across the border to Canada and then boarded a plane to escape back to China. Police said the unknown acquaintance will also have to face consequences.
On October 9, the prosecutor King County charged Ye with vehicular homicide. In Washington state, this crime can result in a prison sentence of 6½ to 8½ years.
Rear view of the Porsche 2020. Photo: Daily Hive
In addition to the $2 million set bail, Ye must also surrender his passport and cannot leave Washington state. “At the time, Ye was not allowed to leave the state but she escaped,” Bellevue police spokesman Seth Tyler told the newspaper. seattle times On 28th October.
An arrest warrant for Ye was issued on 23 October when she did not appear at the hearing. According to Mr. Tyler, if it had entered the United States, he would have been immediately arrested.
Additionally, US police are asking Interpol to arrest Ye, which means he could be arrested when entering any country that has an extradition treaty with the US.
However, there is no extradition treaty between the US and China, meaning the Chinese government has no obligation to force Ye to return to the US to participate in proceedings.
Portrait of Ting Ye. Photo: Daily Mail
Since they are no longer in the US, the case was transferred to a higher level, the Ministry of Justice of this country. Authorities are working with international law authorities to locate and arrest Ye.
According to court documents, Ye and Liu are both Chinese who came to Seattle, Washington state, to work. Police contacted the Chinese company where Liu was working and informed his family about the bad news.
“Our wish is that she comes back here and realizes that this incident involved a grieving family. She really needs closure. She can do that by returning to the United States.” – said Mr. Tyler.
The relationship between Ye and Liu is currently unknown.