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News: DUI suspect arrested after critical injury crash on SR-18 in Issaquah

by | Jan 3, 2024 | Accidents in the News |

KING COUNTY, WA — A driver suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning due to a head-on, multi-vehicle crash on State Route 18 in Issaquah, according to King 5.

The accident occurred near a construction zone at the Raging River, prompting a full closure of SR-18 between Hobart-Issaquah Road and Interstate 90, which stayed in place until about 8:30 a.m. Washington State Patrol troopers, the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) Incident Response Team (IRT) and Eastside Fire Rescue crews all responded to the scene.

Authorities have not released a sequence of events leading up to the wreck, but the causing driver was transported to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center for life-threatening injuries. They were also placed under custody for suspected DUI.

Two other people were medically evaluated at the scene, but no other hospital transports were reported.

As more details are made public, this blog will be updated.

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