Suspected DUI wrong way driver injures passenger in on-coming car

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I-5 Wrong Way Crash Shoreline

Washington State Patrol

SHORELINE – A suspected intoxicated driver, travelling the wrong way on Interstate 5 in Shoreline, hit an on-coming vehicle, injuring a passenger in that car.  The Washington State Patrol (WSP) arrested the wrong-way driver, a 22-year old Lake Stevens woman, after the accident which happened on I-5 just before midnight Saturday.  WSP tweeted that the woman was driving southbound in a Ford 150 pickup when it collided with an on-coming Ford Edge with 4 people inside, near North 145th Street.

The injured passenger, a 50-year old man from Connecticut, was transported to Harborview Medical Center – his condition is not known.  The arrested driver and her two passengers were not injured; WSP took the suspect driver  into custody.

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