Metro bus, pickup truck collide in suspected DUI crash in Burien

BURIEN, Wash. --  Emergency crews are responding to a crash involving a Metro bus and a pickup truck Thursday in Burien.

The crash happened at S. 128th Street at the on ramp to southbound SR 509.

A spokesperson for the King County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter that both vehicles hit a power pole after the crash and that "several people" were sent to the hospital.

King County Metro says the Route 121 bus was driving south when it was hit broadside by the truck.  The driver of the pickup, who was seriously injured, will be taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the sheriff's office.

The extent of the other injuries suffered in the crash is unclear.

S. 128th Street will reopen after the vehicles are towed away. The on and off ramps to 509 were expected to be closed until Friday afternoon, officials tell Q13.

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