One Dead and Four Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision in Kirkland


Just before 9:00 pm Tuesday night, Kirkland Police and Fire responded to the 12000 block of Juanita Drive on a report of an injury vehicle collision.  A vehicle traveling southbound on Juanita Drive crossed the centerline and collided with a northbound vehicle occupied by four persons.  One of the four died at the scene and the other three were all transported to area hospitals.  The driver of the southbound vehicle was also transported to the hospital and was the only occupant of that vehicle.  No further update on the condition of any of the injured parties is available.  The collision is being investigated as DUI related based on reports from witnesses and information obtained at the scene.  The Kirkland Police Department’s Traffic Fatality Team is conducting the investigation with Juanita Drive expected to remain closed for several hours.

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