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8 people injured in Bellevue wrong-way crash

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BELLEVUE, Washington — Eight people were injured Thursday in a multiple-car crash in suburban Bellevue.

KOMO-TV reports (http://is.gd/ReavnZ ) the crash just before noon Thursday began with one vehicle crossing into oncoming traffic on NE 8th Street, a major thoroughfare through the city.

The vehicle crashed into at least two other vehicles before spinning out of control and hitting a pedestrian on the sidewalk.

Police say a total of eight people, ranging in ages from 4 to 56-years-old, suffered minor injuries. The driver was among those injured, and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The street was closed near Crossroads Mall for about four hours.


Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/

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