LACEY, Wash. – Three teens were injured and a part of I-5 was shut down after a crash possibly involving alcohol.
Washington State Patrol troopers say the crash happened in Thurston County not far from Lacey around 5:20 Thursday evening.
The vehicle, a gray 2005 Acura, was driving on I-5 north of milepost 114 on the right shoulder. There were four Centralia teens in the vehicle, which an 18-year-old boy was driving.
Inside the car was two other boys, 16 and 17 years old, along with an 18-year-old girl.
Troopers say the driver crossed all lanes of traffic, left the roadway and ended up coming to a rest on the shoulder.
All three of the boys were injured in the crash but the girl was said to okay.
Officials closed part of the highway for nearly eight hours. The driver is facing a vehicular assault and DUI charge.