81-Year-Old Woman Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision near 22nd Avenue Southeast

PUYALLUP, WA (July 17, 2023) – Early Thursday morning, a driver was arrested after crashing into a woman’s home on 23rd Street Southeast. The incident occurred just after 5:50 a.m., near 22nd Avenue Southeast on July 13th. Per reports, the driver of a black Hyundai veered off the road and crashed into the bedroom of an 81-year-old woman. Investigators say the driver was heading east on 23rd Avenue SE and lost consciousness. The vehicle then traveled down 22nd Street SE before hitting a fence and coming to rest against the back of the residence. Medics arrived and transported the elderly woman who was inside the home to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Although, authorities have not yet released her identity. Following preliminary duties, officers suspect that the involved driver was impaired. However, an active investigation to determine more information is still currently underway. Meanwhile, the suspect was arrested by police officers and cited with DUI charges. Operating a vehicle under the influence is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a driver. If you find yourself unable to safely drive, you can always contact a Lyft, Uber or taxi service instead. By practicing safe driving habits, you can help keep yourself and others around you safe.
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