DUI Driver Strikes Pedestrian, Car in Seattle
SEATTLE, WA (July 16, 2019) –Four people and an alleged DUI driver sustained injuries in Sunday’s crash on West Dravus Street at 25th Avenue West.
According to the Seattle Police Department, the crash befell around 3 p.m. A Dodge Charger driver allegedly drove onto a sidewalk after trying to pass a slower moving vehicle on a steep downward hill.
As a result, the 59-year-old man struck a 9-year-old boy and his mom on the sidewalk before traveling eastbound and slamming into another car. The collision with the vehicle sent the Charger into a light pole at 22nd Avenue West.
Due to the accident, the pedestrians, the 49-year-old woman and 16-year-old passenger in the second car and the Dodge driver suffered injuries and sought treatment.
Per Seattle Police, officers arrested the Dodge driver for DUI and several counts of vehicular assault.
There are driving tips out there that every motorist should know. Never drive while inebriated. Also, watch your speed and direct your full attention on the road ahead. We can greatly avoid the risks of road accidents by driving carefully and defensively.
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