Car plunges into Lake Washington, Seattle Fire searches for driver
Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 12:07 pm
SEATTLE, WA – Seattle Fire responded to calls reporting a vehicle that had driven into Lake Washington Friday morning, but crews could not locate the driver.
Crews are responding to a vehicle that went into the water at Lake Washington Blvd S & S Horton St. No one was found inside the vehicle, but we are searching the surrounding area.
— Seattle Fire Dept. (@SeattleFire) July 24, 2020
Seattle Fire reported the incident on their Twitter page around 5:30 a.m. Friday.
The car drove into the lake near the intersection of Lake Washington Boulevard South and South Horton Street.
Rescue and diving crews went into the water searching for occupants of the vehicle but did not locate anyone after about a half-hour search, according to Seattle Fire’s tweets.
As of 6:15 a.m., traffic was blocked in the area so crews could remove the vehicle from the water.
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