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News: DUI suspect arrested after crash with WSP vehicle on I-5 near Eastlake

by | Apr 25, 2023 | Accidents in the News |

SEATTLE, WA — A woman was taken into custody for suspected impairment Sunday morning after her vehicle hit a marked WSP car on Interstate 5 in Seattle’s Eastlake area, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The incident took place on the northbound lanes near Exit 168B to State Route 520, at around 5:30 a.m.

Preliminary details indicate a trooper was standing outside of his vehicle when it was hit by a car driven by the female suspect.

Images captured at the scene show substantial damage to the right-rear corner of the WSP vehicle.

Though no serious injuries were reported, the causing driver was arrested for suspected DUI.

No other information has been provided at this time.

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