Four people were taken to the hospital with what Seattle Fire described as only minor injuries after a high-speed crash involving five
three vehicles near 23rd and Jackson Wednesday night just before 7 PM.
According to a witness, one vehicle in the crash was traveling around 85 miles per hour on Jackson near the busy shopping area before colliding with the other cars. SPD sent an investigator to the hospital to evaluate the driver of one of the vehicles for impairment. UPDATE: SPD says that 36-year-old male driver remains hospitalized with serious injuries. The crash remains under investigation but SPD says speed and impairment appear to have been factors in the incident.
Police had the street closed to traffic for hours Wednesday night as investigators documented the scene.
Thanks to Otmane Bezzaz for the photographs of the aftermath.
Beat:G3, DRIVING WHILE UNDER INFLUENCE (DUI) at 23 AV S / S JACKSON ST reported on 12/10/2015 2:22 AM, Call# 15000427525
— SeattlePD George3 (@SeattlePDG3) December 10, 2015