WSP looking for witnesses after driver causes deadly rollover crash on I-5 in Shoreline

A driver of a truck was arrested and a passenger in a car died Monday after a crash on I-5 in Shoreline

The crash happened after 11 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Northeast 145th Street. 

According to the Washington State Patrol, troopers saw a 201 Ford F-350 on the left side of the freeway and a black Kia Niro in the right lane on its top. 

Witnesses reported that the truck made an "erratic" lane change and hit the Kia, causing it to lose control and roll over. 

Troopers said the driver of the truck fled the scene on foot but was apprehended by witnesses. According to WSP, the driver was arrested after they noticed signs of impairment. 

The driver, a 71-year-old woman, and a passenger, 81-year-old man, in the Kia were taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. 

The passenger died from his injuries. 

The driver of the F-350 was taken to Northwest Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver faces charges of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, felony hit-and-run and driving under the influence. 

The crash investigation blocked all lanes of traffic and the backup was about 2-3 miles long at about noon. 

Lanes reopened before 1 p.m.

Detectives are looking for more witnesses who may have seen what happened before the crash. Witnesses can contact Det. Haake at Russ.Haake@wsp.wa.gov.