Two injured after fleeing RV crashes into two vehicles and a pedestrian in West Seattle
Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 9:57 pm
SEATTLE, WA – Authorities say at least two people were injured after an RV crashed into two vehicles and a pedestrian in West Seattle during a police chase on Monday afternoon.
According to KOMO News, the incident happened at the intersection of Delridge Way Southwest and Southwest Andover Street at around 3 p.m.
The driver of the RV ran a red light and sped away when police attempted a traffic stop, before losing control of the vehicle and sliding down a hill on Delridge Way SW. The RV then struck a tanker truck, another vehicle, and a pedestrian before colliding with a building.
A 79-year-old man suffered serious injuries and was transported to Harborview Medical Center for treatment. A 44-year-old woman was also injured but only required treatment at the scene.
Police say the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene on foot, but was later apprehended.
We will update this blog if more details become available.
If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at Caffee Law are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.
Note: The attorneys with Caffee Law send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.
Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.