May 12, 2013 at 6:05 PM
Four seriously injured in West Seattle car crash
Four people suffered serious injuries, and three had life-threatening injuries, after a single-car crash early Sunday morning in West Seattle.
Earlier Sunday, a spokesman for the Seattle Fire Department said the injuries were not life-threatening. However, Seattle police said Sunday afternoon that the injuries were all serious. All four were taken to Harborview Medical Center after the crash.
Two of the injured were ejected from the car, a convertible. Police say the 21-year-old male driver was being investigated for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
The accident happened around 3:31 a.m. in the 2700 block of Harbor Avenue Southwest. Police said three people in the car, a maroon 1997 Chrysler Sebring convertible, were adults; two of the peoples were female, the other two were male.
The accident happened when the driver lost control of the car, struck a tree and overturned. Both females were ejected from the car during the crash.
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