Fire crews extricate two after car crashes into tree in Highland Park

Posted on Friday, October 29th, 2021 at 7:11 pm    

SEATTLE, WA — A man was hospitalized Thursday evening after his car collided with a tree in the Highland Park neighborhood of west Seattle, reports West Seattle Blog.

The accident took place in the 7700 block of 11th Avenue Southwest at around 5:14 p.m.

Seattle Fire said crews were called to the scene for a rescue extrication after receiving a report of occupants trapped inside a wrecked car.

A photo captured at the scene shows a gray SUV resting at a head-on angle against a tree.

By 5:40 p.m., the male driver was being taken to a nearby hospital by private conveyance, suggesting non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said the other car’s other occupant declined medical treatment, indicating minor injuries.

It was not immediately clear what led up to the accident.

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