Driver Arrested for DUI Following Injury Collision on Alki

Officers investigated a rollover injury collision yesterday afternoon on Alki Avenue SW, and arrested the driver after it was determined he had been driving while under the influence.

On Sunday, at approximately 12:15 pm, a Honda Civic, occupied by the male driver, an adult female passenger, and three young children was traveling northbound in the 1500 block of Alki Avenue SW. The driver of the Honda struck a parked vehicle and rolled over. Witnesses rushed to assist the occupants and get them out of the upturned Honda. All of the occupants were transported to the hospital with varying degrees of injury.

At the hospital, the 26-year-old male driver was evaluated and showed signs of impairment. There was evidence of drug use by both the adult occupants. Officers obtained a search warrant for a blood sample from the driver. Following his release from the hospital, the driver was booked into the King County Jail for DUI.

Traffic Collision detectives are investigating.