Two cars crashed Seattle, WA- One person died and three people were injured in a Seattle crash that left the southbound lanes of I-5 closed for hours Wednesday night.
The violent crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Wednesday near South Michigan Street. Police say a total of three cars were involved in the crash. KING 5 reports that all three vehicles were traveling in the same lane when one car suddenly slowed down and was stuck by a second car which was then struck by third car.
The impact was so violent that a female passenger in the first car was the killed. She has been identified as 23-year-old Andrea Dickey, according to King 5.
The driver who police suspect was intoxicated, had to be cut from his car before he was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries.
Two people in the second car also suffered serious injuries.
One witness told KIRO TV that road rage may have been involved in the crash.
Police are still investigating the accident, so it is too soon to tell if this is a case of road rage or if the driver was intoxicated.
King 5 reports that the southbound lanes of I-5 were closed for nearly five hours following the accident.
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