SEATTLE – Police say one person was killed in a violent collision near Lumen Field early Thursday morning.
The Seattle Police Department said the one-vehicle collision occurred after midnight along the southbound ramp of SR99.
According to police, the fire started in the SUV, killing the only person inside. Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the crash, which closed South Dearborn Street and Alaskan Way South near Lumen Field.
Police believe alcohol was a factor in the fatal collision in this single-passenger vehicle — with one occupant in the vehicle. Please expect extended closures while the Traffic Collision Investigation Team investigates. https://t.co/byYjV5eErf
— Seattle Police Department (@SeattlePD) December 8, 2022
The Traffic Collision Investigation Team is investigating the cause of the crash.
This is an evolving story. Check back for updates.
https://www.king5.com/article/traffic/1-killed-fiery-crash-lumen-field/281-0fa4e9ee-4531-4b71-aba9-5843397f285e Seattle Police: 1 person killed in fiery crash near Lumen Field