Trooper injured in wrong-way accident involving driver suspected of DUI

Posted on Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at 3:21 pm    

Photo Credit; Washington State Patrol

BREMERTON, WA – A Washington State Trooper was injured yesterday in an accident involving a wrong-way driver suspected of driving under the influence.

KOMO News reports that the accident happened on Washington Route 3 near Newberry Hill Road when the Trooper was trying intercept the white sedan.

The unidentified female officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and was later released.

The driver of the sedan, a 39-year-old woman from Quilcene, was not injured. She has been taken into police custody under the suspicion of 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. 



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