According to the report, the driver of a black Mercedes was driving at speeds of around 70mph right before rear-ending the semi truck.
The driver of the Mercedes was taken to a local hospital for treatment of head-injuries. He will be cited for driving under the influence. In Washington state, DUI offenses are gross misdemeanors. The standard of intoxication is 0.08%. Drunk drivers can lose their licenses.
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