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Two Pierce County deputies and one other person injured in collision with driver who was allegedly DUI, at S. Tacoma Way and S. Trafton Street in Tacoma, WA
The driver had a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit and has been arrested, according to Det. Ed Troyer with the Pierce County Sheriff's office.
At about 1:15am, two deputies were in a police SUV when they were struck by a driver that failed to stop at a stop sign. The collision pushed their vehicle off of the road, and they were both injured along with a passenger in the other vehicle, but are expected to be okay. We will update this accident as more information is released.
The things that you need to know about an accident with a drunk driver
Drunk-driving crashes are complicated because of the many parties potentially involved, including the drunk driver, the bar or tavern where they got drunk, the party host who gave alcohol to a minor, and the parole officer tasked with supervising repeat offenders. Here is what you need to know to deal with a drunk driving collision.