A four-vehicle collision caused by a wrong-way driver left two people dead and six people injured late Monday night on State Route 516 in Kent, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The incident occurred near West Meeker Street. A vehicle was heading eastbound in the westbound lanes when it crashed. The causing vehicle was occupied by two brothers, 35 and 39 years old from Federal Way. Both were killed.
Six other people were injured in the wreckage, including a 5-year-old girl with a fractured femur and her mother. The mother and daughter were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, along with one other victim. Three others are at Valley Medical Center.
Three of the six injured people were listed in critical condition Tuesday morning.
SR 516 was closed between West Meeker Street and Washington Avenue for more than five hours. It reopened around 5 a.m.
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