Passenger suffers broken leg after alleged DUI crash in Fife
Posted on Saturday, May 8th, 2021 at 7:59 pm
FIFE, WA – A passenger was injured, and a driver is facing charges following a suspected DUI collision on I-5 in Fife early this morning, according to the Washington State Patrol.
🚨1Car/guardrail collision on South I-5, just north of 54th Ave E in @fife_washington. Driver in custody for DUI – passenger being transported to a local hospital with a broken leg. Right two lanes are currently blocked 🚧 #TrafficAlert #DUI #collision @wsdot_tacoma pic.twitter.com/pDvTePX8i3
— Trooper Robert Reyer (@wspd1pio) May 8, 2021
The crash happened on southbound I-5, near 54th Avenue E, before 5 a.m., when a driver crashed into a guardrail.
A passenger was taken to the hospital after suffering a broken leg.
The driver, who is suspected of having been under the influence, was brought into police custody on DUI charges.
The right two lanes of the highway were blocked as authorities worked the incident. By 8:12 a.m., the roadway was clear.
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