Several pedestrians were struck by a shuttle outpost in downtown Seattle Thursday afternoon. The outpost hit the victims before crashing into the GAP store.
At slightest 6 patients were ecstatic to a hospital from the collision scene—located at 5th Ave. Pine St.
Seattle Fire and Police are on stage investigating. Officials contend the motorist seemed to have suffered some form of medical emergency before losing alertness and losing control of the vehicle.
“The outpost did not accelerate,” Assistant Police Chief Marc Garth Green said. “Nothing apparent to make this an conscious act or deliberate.”
Full Statement From Seattle PD:
Detectives are questioning after a outpost collided with a Downtown building injuring 6 people Thursday.
Just before noon, Thursday witnesses began job 911 to report a outpost had just struck some pedestrians at 5 Avenue and Pine Street. The witnesses told officers the white newcomer outpost was roving southbound along 5 Avenue when it veered onto the path on the easterly side of the street. The outpost then struck 4 people, hit a building and threw potion onto a fifth person.
Seattle fire dialect medics and private ambulances took the 5 people to the hospital with injuries trimming from critical to minor. Officers spoke with the motorist who they trust suffered from a medical condition just before to the crash. Medics took the motorist to the hospital for analysis of teenager injuries.
Seattle police collision investigators are operative to transparent the stage and will free the area to traffic when they are finished.