Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing into 16 vehicles in Everett

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 10:35 pm    

EVERETT, WA – A suspected DUI driver was arrested after crashing into multiple vehicles in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Sunday night, reports My Everett News.

Everett police officers arrived at the scene in the 9900 block of 12th Avenue West around 11 p.m., where they discovered the vehicle had left the parking lot and hit more parked vehicles on the street.

The suspect vehicle was found on the sidewalk. When officers spoke to the 21-year-old male driver, he smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking earlier. Investigators believe he was nearly 4 times over the legal limit when the accident occurred.

In total, 16 vehicles and a traffic sign were struck.

The driver was transported to a hospital before being arrested on suspicion of DUI and 17 counts of hit-and-run.

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