DUI Driver Takes Out Pole, Stumbles to Ambulance in Tacoma Overnight


A young male is in custody tonight after wrecking his truck into a power pole while driver drunk on South Sprague Avenue

Tacoma, WA: Just after midnight, Tacoma Police were dispatched to what was originally thought to be a hit-and-run collision at the intersection of South Sprague Avenue and Earnest South Brazill Street.

When officers arrived, they found a wrecked pick-up truck and a power pole completely sheared at the base.

Officers were able to locate the driver nearby who complained of being injured in the crash.

The driver was transported to an area hospital for evaluation and will be booked into jail on suspicious of driving under the influence.