Teen Driver Arrested For DUI After Crash In Spokane Valley - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Teen Driver Arrested For DUI After Crash In Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley, Wash. - An 18-year-old male was arrested for DUI after his vehicle slammed into a minivan Friday morning in Spokane Valley.

It happened just before 5:40 a.m. at Sullivan and 12th. According to Spokane Valley Police, the vehicle driven by the DUI suspect was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the rear end of a minivan and hurtled into a back yard.

The female driver of the minivan was not injured.

There were four people in the car that struck the minivan - the driver, another male and two females. The second male is facing three charges: possession of marijuana, possession of a dangerous weapon (brass knuckles, according to SVP), and a minor in possession of alcohol.

One of the females remained at the scene, was picked up by her mother, and will not be charged. The other female ran from the scene, but will not be pursued.    

SVP told KHQ's Blake Jensen at the scene that the driver cited with DIU is also liable for the damage to a backyard in that area.

Sullivan was closed from 11th to 13th for nearly 3 hours while crews cleared the vehicles and debris from the scene.    

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