62-Year-Old Man Working on Vehicle Struck by Drunk Driver near Federal Way Home
FEDERAL WAY, WA (August 3, 2018) – A man was injured early Friday morning after he was struck by a drunk driver in front of a Federal Way home. He was later identified as 62-year-old Craig Fife.
As per reports, the incident took place shortly after 1:30 AM at 29637 18th Avenue South, near 18th Avenue South. Fife was working on his car when he was hit by a vehicle and pinned underneath.
Fife sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital with a broken leg and bleeding in the brain. Meanwhile, the driver was stopped by a friend and was suspected to be driving under the influence of alcohol. His identity and city of residence were not released to the public.
Authorities confirmed that the alleged drunk driver remains in police custody. No additional information regarding this case has been disclosed at this time.
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