3 men critically injured in Seattle hit-and-run car accident

Seattle’s KIRO TV.com reports that three men were critically injured in a Seattle car accident on Rainier Avenue South around just before 3am on Saturday morning when the SUV they were riding in collided with a Honda Civic and all three men were thrown from the SUV.

According to the report, police responded to a 911 emergency call and found three critically injured men lying in the middle of the roadway. A wrecked black Honda Civic was on a nearby curb. The driver of the SUV had fled the accident scene. All three injured men were taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Police believe the driver of the SUV crossed the center line and hit the Honda head-on in the 9600 block. The driver of the SUV then fled the accident scene. Police later located the SUV at the Atlantic City boat ramp. They took the driver to Harborview to test for the presence of drugs and alcohol.

The article did not say if the two people in the Honda, both women, were injured in the motor vehicle accident.

Hopefully, the three injured men recover from their injuries. The driver of the SUV faces serious charges including Vehicular Assault and felony hit-and run. Vehicular Assault, RCW 46.61.522, can be charged if someone is seriously injured in a car accidents and the driver was under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those killed.

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