UPDATE: Car flips on Alki, pregnant mom taken to hospital; driver arrested for DUI
UPDATE: March 30
information from Seattle Police Blotter
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.
Original post March 29
A single vehicle accident sent a pregnant mother to the hospital after the family's car flipped on Alki Ave. around 12 noon on Sunday March 29. She was not injured but was taken to Harborview Medical Center as a precaution.
Emergency crews responded to the scene in the 1500 block of Alki Ave SW. but helpful neighbors, according to witnesses, had already come to pull the family out which included the father and at least two children.
There were no clear answers as to exactly what happened, but it appeared that the driver lost control of the vehicle causing it to flip and it ended up on its side.
The father suffered minor lacerations but the children were not injured
Traffic was blocked on Alki Ave SW as the scene was being dealt with.