Three People Killed in Car Crash in Washington State
OLYMPIA, WA – August 7, 2018
A two-vehicle crash led to the death of three people in Washington state, local media reports.
The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. on state Route 702 and Eighth Avenue South, State Patrol spokeswoman Johnna Batiste said.
Witnesses told troopers that a minivan going about 35 mph south on Eighth Avenue failed to stop for a stop sign and T-boned an SUV westbound on SR 702 going about 55 mph, Batiste said. The SUV was knocked at least 20 feet off the highway by the crash.
Three occupants in the overturned SUV died at the scene and a fourth sustained critical injuries, Batiste said.