• 2 women hurt in Olympia crash; driver suspected of DUI

    By: KIRO 7 STAFF


    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Authorities are investigating a crash that left a two women injured early Saturday morning. 

    The collision happened on the southbound lanes of State Route 101 at State Route 8 at about 3:30 a.m.

    According to the Washington State Patrol, a 1994 white Honda Accord left the roadway and rolled over onto its top. 

    The 19-year-old driver and 20-year-old passenger were injured. The driver was taken to St. Peter Hospital, and her condition is unknown at this time. The passenger was taken to Harborview Medical Center with what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries, and her condition is also unknown at this time. 

    The roadway was closed for an investigation, but later reopened. 

    The State Patrol said the driver is suspected of driving under the influence and is under arrest for vehicular assault.

    The crash is still under investigation.

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