• Child transported to hospital after car drives into Kent building, officials say

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    KENT, Wash. - Officers with the Kent Police Department are investigating after a car drove into a building in Kent Tuesday morning. 

    Officials with Puget Sound Fire said units were dispatched to the 24200 block of northbound 104th Avenue SE around 9:50 a.m. 

    Upon arrival, officials said they found a car with a single passenger that drove through the corner of a business that substantially damaged the building. 

    Officials said there were two children inside the building that was struck. 

    One was uninjured and the other was transported to an area hospital for "precautionary measures due to the mechanism of the accident," fire officials said. 

    The driver was uninjured during the crash, officials said. 

    According to Puget Sound Fire, the crash resulted int a small fuel leak from the car. 

    Officials said it is unclear why the vehicle left the road. 

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