Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Two injured in head-on collision in Bonney Lake caused by suspected drunken driver

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on Sep. 5, 2012 at 5:54 am |
September 5, 2012 5:54 am

Two people were injured in a crash Tuesday night after a 48-year-old Spanaway man abruptly made a U-turn on state Route 410 and struck another vehicle head-on in Bonney Lake, according to the Washington State Patrol.

The collision occurred about 9 p.m. in the 24400 block of SR 410. Troopers said drugs or alcohol likely played a role in the accident.

The Spanaway man was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck west on SR 410 when he suddenly made a U-turn as he approached 234th Avenue East and began driving east in the westbound lanes. He struck a 1989 Mazda 929 driven by a 23-year-old Buckley woman.

Both drivers were taken to Tacoma General Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.

*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.