MILTON, WA — A motorcycle rider was in serious condition Thursday night after being hit by a suspected DUI driver along Interstate 5 southbound in Milton, reported Trooper Robert Reyer with the Washington State Patrol for District 1.
🚨 1Car vs. motorcycle #collision on south I-5 at 70th Avenue E in #Milton. Rider transported to a local hospital for serious injuries. Driver of car under arrest for DUI. Troopers and @wsdot_tacoma at the scene. Left lane blocked for the investigation 🚧 #TrafficAlert pic.twitter.com/GaYdb0Dw7o
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) June 18, 2021
The incident occurred at 70th Avenue East before 9:30 p.m.
The rider was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and the suspected driver was arrested on scene for DUI.
The left lane along I-5 southbound was blocked as the scene was investigated by troopers and authorities with Washington State Department of Transportation.
Trooper Reyer reported the road was reopened at 11:16 p.m.
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