2 seriously injured in DUI crash in Spokane Valley, driver arrested

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Two people were seriously injured in a one-car crash involving a drunk driver Tuesday morning.

Police said the suspect, 22-year-old Derek T. Wickham, was driving drunk when he drove off of N. Park Rd and crashed into a tree.

Five people, all between the ages of 18 and 22 years old, were in the car at the time. Two passengers, as well as Wickham, were taken to the hospital for their injuries.

Wickham was booked into jail Tuesday afternoon on two counts of vehicular assault.

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