Don’t Drink And Drive This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday on the roads in the United States, casting a shadow over an otherwise joyous occasion. For that reason, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its partners are running a safety campaign, “Make It to the Table: Don’t Drink and Drive this Thanksgiving Eve.”
Wrong-way Crash On I-5 Leaves 1 Dead
A wrong-way driver on Interstate 5 in DuPont caused a crash that resulted in the death of one person, according to the Washington State Patrol. The collision occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday on southbound I-5 near the DuPont-Steilacoom Road exit.
Suspected DUI Driver Kills Motorcyclist In Yelm
A crash that left a 34-year-old Yelm motorcyclist dead was caused by a suspected drunk driver, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred Saturday night at 148th Avenue Southeast and Solberg Road Southeast outside of Yelm.
2 Injured In Suspected Motorcycle DUI Crash With Elk
A collision with an elk on Highway 162 in Orting left a motorcyclist and his passenger injured late Tuesday, according to the Washington State Patrol. The driver of the motorcycle, a 51-year-old man, was believed to be intoxicated and now faces potential DUI and vehicular assault charges.
Suspected DUI Driver Causes 3-Car Wreck In Tacoma
A three-car crash Sunday morning in Tacoma was the result of a suspected drunk driver, according to the Washington State Patrol. Three people were injured in the collision, including two with serious injuries.
Seattle Police Arrest 2 Drunk Drivers, Both With Children In Car
The Seattle Police Department has made two DUI arrests in the past week, both which involved children in the vehicle. In a case where the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol while in control of a vehichle, any child under the age of 16 falls under child endangerment laws.