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News: 5 injured in high-speed crash at West Seattle intersection

by | Jul 5, 2022 | Accidents in the News |

SEATTLE, WA — Five people were hurt early Monday evening in a two-vehicle crash near West Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood, according to West Seattle Blog.

The accident happened at the corner of 16th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Myrtle Street. It was first reported by WSB shortly before 5:15 p.m.

Details remain limited at this time, but Seattle Police said they believe a driver in an SUV was speeding northbound when they tried to pass another vehicle, resulting in a crash.

A photo captured at the scene shows one of the involved vehicles flipped onto its roof.

Officials confirmed five patients in the collision, but no major injuries were reported. It was unclear how many victims had to be transported to a hospital.

The wreck left 16th Avenue Southwest blocked in both directions, but by 6:28 p.m., the scene had been cleared from the roadway.

No further updates have been released as of this writing.


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