Allegedly intoxicated driver facing multiple charges after fleeing traffic stop
Posted on Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at 8:31 pm
SEATTLE, WA – A man is facing multiple charges after fleeing a traffic stop in southeastern Seattle last night while reportedly being under the influence.
According to KOMO News, the crash occurred in the Judkins Park area at about 9:15 p.m.
The driver was allegedly speeding when Seattle Police attempted to perform a traffic stop. He fled the scene, reportedly driving in a reckless manner and swerving into traffic.
He allegedly ran a traffic light before finally colliding with two parked vehicles.
The driver, who has yet to be publicly identified, attempted to flee the scene on foot, but was soon apprehended.
The driver was brought to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries before being booked into the King County Jail.
He is facing charges of possession of narcotics, eluding, and driving while intoxicated.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle car accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.