A man was strangled in an accident last weekend on a downtown Seattle escalator with several safety-code violations, and the state Department of Labor & Industries is investigating. Maurecio Bell, 42, of Renton, was found unconscious and unresponsive about 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the bottom of a King County Metro escalator at University Street Station…More
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Four people fell when an escalator inside Bellevue Square shopping center malfunctioned tonight, according to the Bellevue Fire Department. A 30-year-old man, a woman and two 3-year-olds were taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue after the 7:21 p.m. malfunction at Macy’s. The man sustained minor injuries while the three others were taken as…More
Bellevue police are calling the death of a man inside Lincoln Square early this morning an accident. Lt. Marsha Harnden said that about 1:30 a.m. the man apparently fell from the atrium escalator. According to witnesses and surveillance video from the building, the man was sitting on the escalator’s handrail, Harnden said. “It would appear to be an accident….More