Roads closed in Renton after crash involving stolen car – KIRO 7 News Seattle


Renton Police Department traffic investigators are investigating a crash involving a stolen car that left three people injured.

At approximately 6:40 p.m., an officer saw a stolen car in the 200 block of South 3rd Street.

The stolen car took off and officers did not pursue it.

A few minutes later, the car entered the intersection of Park Avenue North and North 6th Street against the high-speed lights and was struck by another car that had the right of way.

The stolen car flipped on its side. The driver and passenger of this car were taken to hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Renton police say the driver, a 23-year-old woman, will face charges.

The victim in the other car was also taken to hospital with injuries.

As of 8:14 p.m., roads were blocked at Park Avenue North and North 6th Street to Garden Avenue North.

Renton police said drivers should expect delays and rerouting in the area while the investigation is underway. They estimate it could be one to two hours before the roads reopen.


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