Vehicle crashes into Seattle gas station

Mar 17, 2017, 00:58
Vehicle crashes into Seattle gas station

The Nissan struck a Honda, which slid sideways into a tree, cutting it in half, according to KCPQ.

After hitting the Accord, the SUV continued down the road, hopped a curb, went through a parking lot, then barreled through the gas station. Another would be that the driver drove the SUV straight into a gas pump while cruising at a rather high rate of speed.

Surveillance video shows a gas pump bursting into a ball of flames after being hit by an SUV on Monday night.

Meanwhile, if you're looking for a gas station attendant in Seattle, we can think of one or two who are now in need of a new job. The 35-year-old driver of the Accord was trapped inside. Once freed, he was rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

The SUV also collided with another vehicle and pushed it off the road, causing it to crash into a tree.

Uber spokesperson Tracey Breeden said the man has been removed as a driver for the service and the company is working with Seattle Police.

Firefighters said one auto was split in two, and the driver was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, Seattle Fire said.

The SUV kept traveling northbound another two blocks where witnesses say it caught on fire.

Authorities are unclear whether the Uber driver was impaired at the time of the accident, but they took a blood sample for testing.

The passenger also went to the hospital for minor injuries.

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