CLEARVIEW — Three people, including a teenage passenger, were hospitalized for injuries in a suspected DUI car crash late Saturday night on Highway 9.
A 33-year-old Bothell man was southbound on the highway around 10 p.m. and allegedly blew through the intersection at 176th Street Southeast, according to the Washington State Patrol. The man’s Honda Accord collided with a Suzuki XL-7, injuring its driver and two passengers who were turning onto the highway’s northbound lane.
The Suzuki’s driver and a passenger were taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. The 16-year-old passenger was hospitalized at Harborview in Seattle.
The cause is under investigation, and drugs or alcohol are believed to be factors.