Macklemore OK after crash with suspected drunken driver

Macklemore will perform at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Sept. 21. Getty Images, File Photo

LANGLEY, Wash. — Local rapper Macklemore is OK after he was involved in a crash with a suspected drunken driver on Whidbey Island.

The Washington State Patrol said the crash happened at 10:45 p.m. Friday at Cascade Avenue and Sixth in Langley.

Officers said a 24-year-old man driving a Chevrolet pickup crossed the center line and hit Macklemore’s 2016 Mercedes head-on.

The driver of the pickup was transported to the hospital. He was arrested for investigation of DUI and a warrant for a blood sample was served and then taken at the hospital.

Macklemore was not hurt, but one of his two passengers was treated for a minor cut to the head, according to TMZ, who first reported the story.