Angela Christoulis, 20, of Bellevue suffered a serious arm injury Sunday morning when the car she was riding in went off of Interstate 90 in Issaquah and landed in a creek.
The single car accident around 2:40am when the car driven by an unidentified 20-year-old man from Woodinville, struck a guardrail and went off the highway and down a ravine.
The man was booked into King County jail. The Bellevue Patch did not say what charges the man faces but did say that the Washington State Patrol believes alcohol may have been a factor in the accident
If it is determined he was driving under the influence, he may face serious charges of Vehicular Assault. Washington vehicle code RCW 46.61.522 finds that a driver can be charged with vehicular assault if he or she seriously injures someone in a car accident while driving recklessly or while under the influence.
According to the report, both Christoulis and the man driving the car were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident which could have prevented any more serious injuries or even death.
The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to the crash. Detectives and Troopers are seeking witnesses that may have seen the collision or any event leading up to or following the crash. If you have any information or know somebody that does, please contact Detective Greg Wilcoxson at (425) 401-7746 or Detective Russ Haake at (425) 401-7717.
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