Driver Arrested for Vehicular Homicide after Fatality Collision in Kirkland


The Kirkland Police Department Traffic Unit is still investigating the Fatality Collision that occurred last night just before 9:00 pm on Juanita Drive.  One passenger in the victim vehicle was deceased at the scene, and released into the King County Medical Examiner’s office.  The three other occupants of this vehicle were transported to local hospitals.  Two of the victims were taken to Harborview Medical Center where they are still listed in critical condition.  The driver and sole occupant of the at fault vehicle, Identified as 41 year old Kelly Hudson, was also taken to Harborview with minor injuries.  Hudson exhibited signs of intoxication at the scene and was booked into the King County Jail for Vehicular Homicide after her release from the hospital.   Just prior to the collision, Kirkland Police Dispatch was taking a 911 call from a witness following Hudson’s vehicle on Juanita Drive and describing her driving as a “possible Drunk Driver”.  The Dispatch center was still on the line with this witness when the collision occurred.