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A multi-vehicle accident in South Seattle resulted in five people being transported to Harborview Medical Center Monday morning. The crash, which involved a Honda Accord, a Toyota Yaris and a Ford Taurus, took place at approximately 8:10 a.m. at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and South Graham Street next to the light rail tracks.
According to police, the cause of the collision is still under investigation. All five people were reportedly transported to Harborview Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
Car Accident Statistics
- The number of traffic fatalities in the State of Washington declined from 633 in 2006 to 458 in 2010.
- A new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found drivers over the age of 65 are almost twice (1.78 times) as likely to die in car crashes as drivers age 55 to 64.