Seattle man arrested for throwing concrete at cars on I-5

SEATTLE — 35-year-old Edgar Rios of Seattle was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly throwing chunks of concrete at cars traveling on southbound I-5 near South 272nd, according to a statement provided by the Washington State Patrol (WSP).

The WSP received a 911 call around 12:25 a.m. Monday morning saying a pedestrian had thrown a rock at their vehicle.

When the trooper arrived at the location, he saw a man walking away from the scene and after following him, he located the man lying in tall grass near chunks of concrete.

Another trooper arrived, and the man was detained when one of the victims identified the man as the person who threw the concrete at his vehicle.

Everyone involved moved off the freeway to a nearby parking lot, where two additional victims said they had related damage to their vehicles.

All four victims said they were traveling on southbound I-5 in the first lane and approaching South 272nd when their vehicles were hit by what appeared to be chunks of concrete.

One of the drivers had minor injuries when the concrete went through their windshield and hit him on the shoulder as shattered glass cut his arm and face.

The man was arrested and booked into King County Jail.

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