the republic logo

8 people injured in Bellevue wrong-way crash


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

KOMO-TV reports ( ) 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,

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.