Driver arrested after passenger ejected, killed in I-5 rollover crash in SeaTac

SEATAC, Wash. — A driver is in custody and his passenger is dead after a rollover crash in SeaTac.

Puget Sound Fire said the one-car rollover crash happened on southbound Interstate 5 just south of South 200th Street. The crash was reported shortly before 4 a.m. on Thursday.

The driver was reported to have been traveling at a high rate of speed when he lost control, crossed all lanes and then crashed and rolled over the car, according to the Washington State Patrol.

His passenger was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

Troopers said the driver is suspected of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

He was taken to Harborview with life-threatening injuries and is under arrest on suspicion of vehicular homicide.

The crash scene was reported to be cleared at around 8:25 a.m.