DUI drive crashes into state trooper parked on side of road

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated.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.

A suspected DUI driver slammed into the back of a WSP trooper near Alderwood Mall Sunday. (Credit: Trooper Heather Axtman)

LYNNWOOD, Wash.  — Police say a DUI driver crashed into a Washington state trooper’s car that was parked on the shoulder of a roadway.

That the collision happened on northbound State Route 525 near the Alderwood Mall Parkway on Sunday morning.

Officials say the trooper was taken to the hospital as a precaution and the driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials say the car drifted off the roadway, struck the trooper’s vehicle and then caught fire.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.