Two people injured in West Seattle collision

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Two people injured in West Seattle car accident
One-car collision cause unknown
Vehicle knocked down light pole, causing power outage

Date: January 9, 2011, 01/09/2011
Location: West Seattle, King County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Motor Vehicle Collision
Outcome: Two injured

A person driving a Black Buick struck a utility pole early Sunday morning causing severe injuries to the two occupants. The accident occurred at Southwest Charleston St and 47th Ave SW in West Seattle. Driver and passenger were taken to Harborview Medical Center with lifethreatening injuries.

The impact of the collision knocked over the utility pole, causing a power outage that affected over 2,000 Seattle City Light customers until they were able to restore it later in the afternoon.

Authorities are stilll investigating the cause of the crash.

Seattle Fatal Accident Statistics for 2008
Fatal accident count: 24
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
Fatalities: 24
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 54
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

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