Driver of stolen vehicle collides with SPD cruiser in Lake Union hit-and-run
Posted on Sunday, January 10th, 2021 at 7:24 pm
SEATTLE, WA – The driver of a stolen car collided with a Seattle Police vehicle in the Lake Union area early Friday morning, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The collision occurred at 5:12 a.m., when an SPD officer was investigating a reportedly suspicious vehicle. The driver of the vehicle crashed into the front of the officer’s cruiser before fleeing the scene.
Authorities found the abandoned vehicle, which had been reported as stolen, a short time later.
Despite the use of K-9 units to locate the suspect, authorities continue to search for the driver.
No officers sustained serious injuries in the collision.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law 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.