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76-year-old driver arrested for DUI after pursuit and crash

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 at 2:14 pm    

EVERETT, WA – A 76-year-old driver has been arrested for drunk driving following a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 5 north of Everett on Wednesday.

According to KOMO News, the Marysville man was driving north on I-5 when he slammed his Dodge Ram pickup into two vehicles. The man then veered into oncoming traffic, hitting one car and driving another from the road.

State Troopers began a pursuit that reportedly reached speeds of 90 mph. They successfully stopped the suspect using a PIT maneuver which made the pickup truck overturn along the interstate.

Of the parties in the four vehicles the DUI suspect struck, including a Marysville city bus, only one person reported minor injuries.

The driver has been taken to the county jail and been charged with DUI and eluding.

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