Drunk Driver Leaves Scene of Seattle Car Crash That Injures Three Men

King 5 News has reported that three men were seriously injured in a car crash on Rainier Ave. in the early morning hours of Saturday April 16, 2011. Officers arrived on the scene at about 2:50 a.m. and found three people lying in the middle of the road next to a Honda Civic that was extremely damaged. After some investigation, it was discovered that the Civic was traveling South on Rainier Avenue when it was struck by an SUV that was traveling North. The SUV crossed the center line and struck the Civic, ejecting three males from the SUV. Luckily, the two women in the Civic were not hurt.


The driver of the SUV fled the scene of the accident and continued northbound on Rainier Avenue before turning into Seward Park. Officers later found the suspected vehicle at the Atlantic City boat ramp with the suspect still behind the wheel and intoxicated. The three men who were found in the roadway were taken to Harborview Medical Center with life threatening injuries, while the inebriated man was taken to Harborview Medical Center for a blood sample. There is an on-going investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and vehicular assault.


If you or someone you love is injured in a Seattle car accident, it is important to contact a Seattle personal injury attorney immediately.


According to MADD, 3 in every 10 Americans will be involved in an alcohol related accident during their lifetime. Anyone who drives with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher is considered to be an intoxicated driver.


If you or a loved one has been injured in an alcohol-related car accident, it is important to contact a local Seattle personal injury attorney immediately. Your Seattle personal injury attorney will be able to obtain the compensation you need to put your life back together. Call now for your free consultation.


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One Response to “Drunk Driver Leaves Scene of Seattle Car Crash That Injures Three Men”

  1. Drunk drivers endanger the lives of everyone on Seattle’s roadways and should be held accountable for their actions.