BELLEVUE, Wash. -- One person died in an accident Thursday night along I-405, and troopers say the driver at fault was under the influence of drugs, possibly methamphetamine.
It happened at about 9:45 p.m., just south of the Main Street overpass on I-405 southbound.
A spokesperson for Washington State Patrol says the driver of an Audi was going more than 100 miles per hour when it hit a BMW from behind.
The BMW then rolled, caught fire, and came to rest on the shoulder of I-405. Troopers say the driver of that car died on the scene. The victim was a 22-year-old man who graduated from Federal Way High School.
An attorney for the victim's family said Ian Riley Beckford was driving home after spending the day water skiing on Lake Sammamish when his car was struck.
Two other vehicles were also hit, but the drivers of those cars were not injured.
The driver of the Audi and a passenger in that car were taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Just after midnight, Washington State Patrol said the Audi driver was arrested for vehicular homicide. The suspect is still at the hospital under trooper guard.
Troopers reopened the roadway early Friday morning.