Driver involved in 2 suspected DUI accidents in one day

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accidentEDMONDS — A 40-year-old Edmonds man was involved in two suspected DUI accidents Wednesday night, police said.

At about 6:50 p.m., police said, Edmonds officers were called to a two-car collision near 210th Street SW and 74th Avenue West. The driver causing the collision left the scene, witnesses told police.

As police investigated, another call came in about a vehicle being driven recklessly at 198th SW and 80th Avenue. The vehicle drove through a yard and then rolled over. No one was injured in either of the accidents except the driver. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center with undetermined injuries.

“Alcohol or drugs are believed to be a factor,” the police statement said.

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4 comments

  • NAVYTOWN

    Hopefully BOTH vehicles were confiscated permanently! That should be mandatory for ALL DUis where the driver is found to be intoxicated. Why do we keep giving drunk drivers a slap on the wrist until they end up killing some innocent victim??

    • Redeemed

      the article states the driver left the scene of first accident, this does not mean that he took off on foot and got into a second vehicle. He very well good of driven off and caused a second accident in which his vehicle was now disabled in the roll over and thus good not drive away this time.

      Read more: https://q13fox.com/2013/06/05/driver-involved-in-2

    • Redeemed

      the article states the driver left the scene of first accident, this does not mean that he took off on foot and got into a second vehicle. He very well good of driven off and caused a second accident in which his vehicle was now disabled in the roll over and thus good not drive away this time.