Emmanuel Azeke Hurt, Taleisha Bob Detained in DUI Solo-Car Collision on Marine Drive Near Hoff Road
MARIETTA-ALDERWOOD, WA (December 21, 2018) – A 40-year-old man was hospitalized with serious injuries following a DUI solo-vehicle crash on Marine Drive near Hoff Road Wednesday morning.
Emmanuel Azeke, of Bellingham, was the passenger in a white 2005 Saturn Vue, driven by 27-year-old Taleisha Raeann Bob. As the Saturn traveled westbound on Marine Drive around 5:59 a.m., Bob allowed the vehicle to cross over the eastbound lane and strike a power pole in the 1700 block of Marine Drive.
The Saturn then came to a rest in the eastbound lanes.
Following the collision, Bob was booked into you Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of first-degree driving with a suspended license, operating a car without an ignition interlock system and vehicular assault.
Officers confirmed that impairment played a role in the crash. Azeke was brought to St. Joseph hospital for treatment to his injuries.
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