Valley Regional Fire Authority crews responded to an injury accident shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday night. The two car collison happened on 15th ST NW at SR-167.
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Dispatched at 8:20 p.m. crews from station 31 initially responded. “Upon arrival, E331 found two vehicles with heavy damage and four patients. The incident was upgraded to a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) at 8:26 p.m.,” VRFA Public Information & Education Officer Kimberly Terhune said.
South King Fire and Rescue and King County Medic One responded to the call for additional resources on the upgraded MCI.
The four patients included two adult males, one adult female, and a male pediatric patient. The “Jaws of Life” were used to extricate the female patient from the vehicle. The adult female and male child both had critical injuries. One male had moderate injuries and the second male had minor injuries.
According to the VRFA blotter, the female and child were both transported to Harborview Medical Center. The male with moderate injuries was taken to Valley Medical Center. The fourth individual refused transport.
Auburn Police also responded to the accident. called to the accident. Investigators will work to determine the cause of the crash.
Last updated: June 10, 2021, 8:50 a.m. edited to clarify information source