Impairment Suspected After Concrete Truck Slams into King County Deputy
Tukwila, WA: Just after 10:15 a.m., a concrete truck fully loaded came off the ramp from southbound Interstate-5 to Interurban too fast and crossed the center line and T-boned a King County Sheriff's Deputy on the driver's side.
Medics and Firefighters rushed to the scene and performed a prolonged rescue due to the amount of damage to both vehicles.
The driver of the concrete truck, a 49-year-old male, was evaluated at Harborview and subsequently arrested for Vehicular Assault due to suspected impairment.
The Deputy suffered a broken leg and is now at home recovering.