WSP: Naked, drunken sex behind the wheel led to crash

A man was driving, allegedly drunk. The woman’s 3-month-old child, in the back seat, was uninjured.

  • Kenny Ocker The News Tribune (Tacoma, Wash.)
  • Friday, November 24, 2017 11:54am
  • Northwest

By Kenny Ocker / The News Tribune

TACOMA — Let me tell you about the birds and the bees and a car in the trees.

It happened Wednesday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.

A drunken man was driving on Highway 7 near La Grande in Pierce County, naked and having sex with an also-naked woman, who was supposed to be in the passenger seat, when he missed a curve, went off Mountain Highway and struck a tree, State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova said.

The crash happened about 6 p.m.

She was hospitalized with broken bones, and her 3-month-old child in the backseat was uninjured, Bova said.

The man was arrested and taken to the Pierce County Jail on suspicion of felony driving under the influence, vehicular assault and child endangerment, Bova said. He has three prior DUI convictions.

Witnesses told responding troopers both the man and woman were naked when they left the vehicle.

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