A suspected drunk driver has been arrested after he struck two pedestrians in the Covington Wal-Mart parking lot on Black Friday.
Police believe that the 71-year-old driver of an SUV was driving under the influence of alcohol when he struck a man and a woman both in their 40s. Both of the injured suffered serious injuries and were taken to the Level I trauma center at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
According to a report in the Everett Herald, the woman suffered a pelvis injury after she was pinned under the SUV. Both the man and the woman suffered head injuries.
The unidentified driver faces charges of Vehicular Assault by DUI, vehicle code RCW 46.61.522. If convicted, the driver faces 6 months to 1 year in prison.
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