Suspected DUI Driver Collides with Deputy


Wrong way DUI driver hits deputy exiting freeway.

Clark County, WA: Sunday Morning around 3a.m., a Clark County Deputy was driving northbound on Interstate 5 exiting at the Battle Ground off- ramp.

As the Deputy exited the freeway, he observed a vehicle driving south on the northbound exit ramp attempting to enter the freeway going the wrong way.

The Deputy activated his emergency lights and moved his patrol car to the middle of the off-ramp in an attempt to stop the wrong way driver. The driver failed to stop and collided head-on with the deputy.

The driver was arrested and processed for DUI and did not sustain injuries. The deputy was transported to a local hospital for treatment and was released.

Washington State Patrol is investigating.