Six Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Broadway At Everett Avenue

July 22, 2019

Police Blotter

EPD says the driver of the black truck was transported to Harborview Hospital.

Editor’s Update, 11:15 PM: Here is the official press release just issued by Everett Police.

Detectives with the Traffic Safety Unit and EPD Patrol Officers are investigating a six vehicle series of collisions that injured several community members.

At about 7:30 pm on July 22, officers responded to the report of a collision on Broadway Ave between Everett Avenue and California St. Arriving officers found several injured and one vehicle on fire. Community members on scene were assisting with putting out the fire. Everett Fire Department arrived on scene to extinguish the flames on one of the involved vehicles.

Initial reports indicate that a dark colored pickup was seen driving at a high rate of speed prior to the collisions. Open alcohol containers were visible in the pickup truck. Investigators and patrol took information from several witnesses.

Six involved parties were transported by medic unit and ambulance to Providence hospital for injuries. Others involved in the collisions went by personal vehicle for care. Eight people were treated at the hospital as a result of this incident. Ages range from 13 to 55 years of age. All involved people including the driver of the pickup are from the Everett area. The driver of the pickup is in his mid 20’s. He was later transported to Harborview with serious injuries.

Roadway was closed for about four hours. The investigation is on-going and it is believed that alcohol and speed played a factor in this series of collisions.

Six vehicles were impounded as evidence.

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Looking north on Broadway.

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Another angle looking north on Broadway.

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Looking south on Broadway.

A detective looks at a black Dodge pickup truck in the middle of the scene.

Everett Police Traffic Safety Detectives are investigating a crash that involved at least six vehicles on Broadway just south of Everett Avenue Monday evening. The crash was reported shortly before 7:30 PM.

A half dozen people were transported to Providence Regional Medical center with injuries ranging from minor to life threatening.

Multiple witness reports were being gathered and detectives were using high tech tools to map the scene hours after the crash.

Officers were also gathering video from nearby businesses to try and determine the exact movements of each of the vehicles in the crash.

As confirmed details become available MyEverettNews.com will pass along updates.

As of 10 PM there is no word on the exact cause of the crash and detectives have a lot of work ahead of them.

The investigation is ongoing.

Here are a few photos taken by MyEverettNews.com at the scene.

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