Racing Trucks May Have Caused Everett Crash on I-5 Saturday

February 1, 2014

Everett, Police Blotter

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Traffic was backed up in Everett Saturday afternoon as a result of a serious injury collision that may have been caused by two vehicles racing. According to the Washington State Patrol a red Chevy Equinox was going northbound on I-5 near 41st when it swerved to avoid the two racing vehicles and struck a grey Acura and then a tree. The driver of the Equinox was a 28-year-old Everett woman who was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. Late this afternoon the State Patrol released the following request for the public’s help…

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Detectives are looking for your help to identify two racing vehicles in Everett Saturday.

The Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigation Division (C.I.D.) is investigating a multiple vehicle, serious injury collision that took place on February 1, 2014. The collision occurred about 1:35 PM on northbound I-5 at milepost 191 (just south of 41st St) in Everett.

Detectives are seeking to identify the drivers of two vehicles observed traveling at a high rate of speed in the area, just prior to the collision. Detectives are investigating their possible role in the cause of the collision. The two unidentified vehicles are described as a (1) black, mid 2000’s full size Dodge pickup with tinted windows. The Dodge truck had a 12th man flag and a regular Seahawks flag as well as a dark tinted Seahawks logo in the rear window. Vehicle (2) is described as a black Lexus SUV.

WSP is seeking additional witnesses to the collision and any events leading up to it. If you saw or heard anything or know someone that did, please call C.I.D. Detective Charles Sletten at (360) 654-1144.

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