The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that the man was loading his car in a parking lot in the 900 block of Auburn Way South when a vehicle headed northbound on Auburn Way South failed to negotiate the turn, entered the parking lot and hit the man.
Auburn police arrested the driver and may charge him with Vehicular Assault because they suspect he was under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the accident. Washington vehicle code RCW 46.61.522 states that a person can be charged with Vehicular Assault if a person is seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident and the driver was impaired.
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