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One dead, six injured in multi-vehicle collision in Kent

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Posted on August 9, 2020

Photo Credit: King County Sheriff’s Office

KENT, WA – One man died and six people were injured Tuesday in a head-on collision in Kent on Tuesday, according to an article by the Kent Reporter.

The crash happened at about 7:10 p.m. in the 29500 block of Kent Black Diamond Road Southeast when a black Ford F-350 crossed over the center and into the lane of oncoming traffic. The F-350 struck a Ford Escape in a head-on collision before flipping over. The F-350 then collided with a Toyota Tacoma that had been driving behind the Escape.

Kent man Jaime Alonso Gomez, 50, a passenger in the Escape, died at the scene due to several blunt force injuries sustained in the crash.

Four people inside the Tacoma and two people inside the Escape received minor injuries in the accident and were taken to the hospital for treatment.

The driver of the F-350 was also taken to the hospital and is under investigation for DUI. He is facing possible charges of vehicular homicide.

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 Kent wrongful death attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.