Suspected DUI driver crashes, causes tree to fall on road, police say

Suspected DUI driver crashes, causes tree to fall on road, police say

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A suspected DUI driver is under investigation after crashing into a tree, causing it to fall on a Bellevue road, police said.

The crash happened Friday afternoon in the 1000 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast.

Firefighters with Bellevue Fire said one person had to be extricated from the car, but their injuries were non-life-threatening. That person was taken to a local hospital.

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The road was blocked for a while but has since reopened.

Drivers who were headed in that direction were told to take caution as there was debris in the road.