Two teenage gang members arrested after Burien woman killed by stray bullet

Child falls from truck, dad arrested for DUI

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

seattle policeSEATTLE — A 10 year old boy was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after falling out of the back of moving truck Sunday night, said Lt. Rob Palmer of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident happened around 7 p.m. in the 30600 block of 171st Avenue Northeast in Arlington.

Palmer said the 10 year old boy had fallen from the bed of a moving pick-up truck.

The child suffered serious head injuries that are considered to be life-threatening, said Palmer.

The boy’s father was arrested for Investigation of Driving Under the Alcohol and/or Drugs.

“While there is a possible connection to driver impairment in this particular case, we want to remind everyone that under almost all circumstances it is unlawful for passengers to ride outside of a vehicle. Passengers, especially children, should always be in seats with proper seat-belts in use,” said Palmer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s