A 21-year-old Rochester man is suspected of vehicular assault after the car he was driving rolled on Interstate 5 Tuesday, seriously injuring his passenger, according to the State Patrol.
Troopers gave this account:
The brown 1997 BMW 740 lost control and swerved right, rolling several times about 1:40 p.m. on the northbound freeway, south of Tumwater.
The passenger, a 52-year-old Oakville woman, was ejected. Crews took her to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for her injuries. She had not been wearing a seat belt.
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They took the driver to St. Peters Hospital.
Speed caused the crash, the State Patrol said.
Further details were not immediately available.