Seattle, Washington – Car Collision at Harbor Ave SWRequest Free Consultation
Seattle, Washington (March 24, 2019) – The driver of a stolen car crashed into a parked car in a two-car-collision, closing down Harbor Avenue Southwest at Block 2100. One person may have been hurt in the accident, and police response called in Seattle Fire Department medics. The accident happened right by the entrance to Jack Block Park.
The stolen car was reported to have been stolen in Tukwila. Police officers had noticed the stolen car and were attempting to get the driver to pull it over when the stolen car hit other cars parked in the street. The occupants of the stolen car attempted to flee the scene on foot, but were quickly apprehended by the police. The driver, an adult male, was put in King County Jail for investigation of stolen-property possession and attempted eluding. The other occupant of the car, who was 17, was questioned and released to his family.
About Vehicle Accidents
Vehicle accidents are common and may happen more frequently than you think. In 2017, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) have reported a total of 120, 993 car accidents. Of those accidents, 525 were fatal ad 34, 311 were possible or suspected of injuries. It must be noted that in Seattle in particular, the fairly mountainous geography and surrounding water has created for a road situation which includes many tunnels, bridges, hills and narrow roads that can lead to car accidents. We urge all drivers to practice caution while out on the streets. As was the situation in this accident, be especially careful on late hours, especially if the road is lacking sufficient illumination. It would also help to identify busy roads ad try to avoid being in their proximity to minimize any risk of a vehicle accident. Any mistake can lead to injuries and damage not only to your person, but on other people as well.