The suspect in the deadly car-versus-pedestrian accident on Monday in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood has a history of traffic violations and a number of DUIs in the past year.
Police arrested the driver, Mark W. Mullan, a 50-year-old Seattle man, for investigation of vehicular homicide and suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
A bail hearing for Mullan is set for Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the King County Jail.
The Washington Department of Licensing confirmed that Mullan was driving without a valid driver's license on Monday.
According to court records, Mullan has had at least two DUI's in recent months prior to Monday's arrest.
Last October, Mullan was arrested for a DUI in Snohomish County.
Then, just after Christmas, he was charged with driving under the influence and a hit and run that caused property damage. In the second incident, Mullan was also driving without motor vehicle insurance.
The accident yesterday happened at the intersection of 33rd Avenue Northeast and Northeast 75th Street. Two people were killed, and a mother and child are at Harborview in critcial condition.
The Seattle Police Department is conducting speed emphasis patrols in front of Eckstein Middle School near where the crash occurred.
KING 5's Teresa Yuan reports that officers have pulled over a dozen drivers for speeding so far this morning.