Three people hurt in multi-vehicle crash downtown
Posted on Sunday, February 7th, 2021 at 8:20 pm
SEATTLE, WA – Three people were injured during a multi-vehicle collision in the downtown area on Tuesday morning, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The accident occurred at the intersection of 8th Avenue and Pine Street at 6:26 a.m., when the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe was reportedly going at a high rate of speed. The Tahoe, a grey Kia, and a white Toyota collided.
The driver of the Tahoe, who is suspected of having been under the influence, was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.
The driver of the Toyota was serious injured during the accident.
The third driver sustained minor wounds as a result of the crash.
The identities of the drivers have not yet been released.
Authorities determined that speeding and driving while impaired contributed to the crash.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle car accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.