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News: Suspected DUI driver arrested after multi-car crash on US-2 in Monroe

by | Aug 23, 2021 | Accidents in the News |

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WA — A suspected DUI driver was arrested Saturday afternoon after attempting to flee a collision involving four other vehicles on U.S. Highway 2 near Monroe, according to KIRO 7 News.

The first incident took place on US-2 near the Chain Lake Road intersection at approximately 4:18 p.m.

A blue Honda Civic had caused a three-car crash and was attempting to flee as other drivers tried to block the causing driver.

By the time police arrived on scene, the Honda Civic had sped away from the first crash past a red light and hit two other vehicles, causing it to stop.

Officers found the Honda Civic driver emitted a strong odor of alcohol and observed containers of alcoholic beverages in the causing vehicle.

The driver, a 37-year-old man, was arrested for hit-and-run and attempting to evade police.

No significant injuries were reported in the multi-vehicle crash.


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