• 1 killed, 3 injured in crash on Aurora Avenue

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    Seattle police are investigating a crash that killed one person and critically injured 3 people Tuesday on Aurora Avenue. 

    The crash happened on Aurora Avenue North and Halladay Street just before 5 p.m. near the Canlis restaurant on the northeast side of the Queen Anne neighborhood.

    Investigators said when crews arrived at the scene, they found a dark-colored Toyota Prius had crashed into a concrete pillar. 

    Police said the driver of the car, a 53-year-old man, was seriously injured and the passenger, a 72-year-old woman, died at the scene. 

    Two men, who were standing on the sidewalk, were struck. The 28-year-old man had life-threatening injuries and the 27-year-old man had serious injuries. 

    Investigators said witnesses told officers that the vehicle had been involved in a minor collision before crashing into the pillar. 

    Officials said no damage was done to the restaurant. 

    The cause of the crash remains under investigation. 



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