• Police: 3 injured, 1 arrested in Crown Hill crash


    SEATTLE - Three people were hurt and a 19-year-old man was arrested after a collision on Crown Hill Thursday evening, police said.

    Before 11 p.m., officers and the Seattle Fire Department responded to a report of a two-car crash at the intersection of Third Avenue Northwest and Northwest 90th Street.

    According to police, a BMW SUV was traveling northbound on Third Avenue Northwest when it collided with a Subaru wagon at Northwest 90th Street.

    A 17-year-old passenger in the Subaru was hurt during the crash and taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Two adults in the Subaru had minor injuries and were also taken to the hospital.

    The BMW was driven by a 19-year-old man and had a woman in the passenger seat. Both people in the BMW were not injured.

    According to police, the driver of the BMW was evaluated and a Drug Recognition Expert officer determined he was under the influence of a controlled substance.

    The driver was placed under arrest and later booked into the King County Jail for vehicular assault.

    The incident remains as an active and ongoing investigation.

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