Monroe motorcycle officer hit by DUI driver

Monroe motorcycle officer hit by DUI driver
(Monroe Police Department)

MONROE, Wash. — An officer was hurt, and a driver suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after a crash in Monroe on Tuesday.

Before 3 p.m., a motorcycle officer was rear-ended by a driver in a Subaru station wagon near the intersection of eastbound State Route 2 and Lewis Street.

Police said the officer was taken to EvergreenHealth with non-life-threatening injuries.

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The driver in the Subaru, a 35-year-old man, was taken into custody for driving under the influence.

The Snohomish County collision unit will investigate the crash.