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Off-duty officer involved in collision enroute to work on Capitol Hill

On December 10th,  at approximately 2:56 am, an off-duty officer on his way to work at the East Precinct, was involved in a collision with another vehicle in the intersection of East Pine Street and Boylston Avenue.  The officer was travelling eastbound on East Pine while the other vehicle was travelling westbound on East Pine.  The suspect driver then turned suddenly left in front of the officer, causing the collision.  The officer was treated at the scene by Seattle Fire Department personnel and then transported to the hospital for further evaluation of a sore neck and hand.  The officer was evaluated and released from the hospital.  The driver of the other vehicle was not injured, but he was evaluated and processed for driving under the influence.  The Traffic Collision Investigation Squad responded and conducted their investigation.  The suspect, a 21-year old male, was arrested for DUI.  This is an active and ongoing investigation.