Possible DUI Leads to Several Injured, One Seriously on I-5

Driver of white SUV loses control and rolls over center median into opposite lanes after striking vehicle.

Kent, WA: Around 7:30p.m, emergency crews with South King Fire and Rescue, Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, and Washington State Patrol responded to a two vehicle high speed roll over crash on I-5 at S 248th.

When crews arrived they found a white SUV that was traveling in the southbound lanes struck another vehicle, rolled over the center median and landed in the northbound lanes. The driver of the SUV had to be extricated from the vehicle as a result. That driver was transported by medics to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious injuries to his head. He was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and possible vehicular assault according to Washington State Patrol.

The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were transported to a local hospital as precaution with possible minor injuries.

Washington State Patrol is investigating further