THURSTON COUNTY, WA — A driver was arrested for suspected intoxication Saturday night after a wreck on State Route 510 near Yelm, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The collision took place at milepost 11, about 0.3 miles south of Peter Kalama Drive Southeast. It was first reported by Trooper Robert Reyer at 9:22 p.m.
Little information has been provided, but officials said the incident left the highway blocked in both directions. No other vehicles were involved.
Washington State Department of Transportation crews joined the WSP at the scene to detour motorists from the area.
🚨Troopers are on scene of a #collision that is blocking both directions of SR-510 at MP 11 near #Yelm. The driver of the only vehicle involved is under arrest for DUI. @wsdot_tacoma is en-route to set up detours. pic.twitter.com/JYuGPl76wQ
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) February 26, 2023
Shortly after 12:00 p.m., more than two and a half hours later, the scene had been cleared and all lanes were reopened to traffic.
No injuries were reported in the event.
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