3 Hospitalized after 5-car Collision in Ballard
DESCRIPTION: 3 people sustained life-threatening injuries Thursday night after a black Ford Fusion sedan struck a Subaru at the 15th Ave NW and NW 75th St intersection in Ballard. The Subaru was then forced into the rear of a Dodge pick-up truck which collided with another Subaru and a Volvo. The suspect as well as the first Subaru's passengers, a man and a 4-year-old girl were taken to Harborview Medical Center but the other drivers sustained minor injuries or were unharmed. A few blocks surrounding the intersection were closed for investigation.
TYPE OF ACCIDENT: Mutiple Motor Vehicle Collision
CAUSE: Not yet determined
DATE: October 21, 2010
LOCATION: 15th Ave NW and NW 75th St, Ballard
NUMBER OF VEHICLES: 5
NUMBER INJURED: 4
NUMBER DECEASED: 0
DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INVOLVED: N/A
PERSONS INVOLVED: 6
VEHICLES INVOLVED: 5
INVESTIGATING AGENCY: Seattle Police Department
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: Harborview Medical Center
LEGAL ANALYSIS: Investigation is ongoing.