Fatality crash on Aurora

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Fatality collision at 155th and Aurora
Photo courtesy Shoreline Fire

At approximately 7am Thursday, September 13, 2018, there was a four vehicle collision on Aurora, resulting in one fatality. The two male drivers of the badly damaged vehicles (pictured) were taken to Harborview in serious condition.

Aurora was closed from 152nd to 160th in both directions.

By 11am the initial investigation was complete and the scene was being cleared. The road was reopened at 11:30am.

Photo by Steven H. Robinson

The passenger in the taxi, a 62 year old woman, died at the scene. Her name has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.

Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Two of the vehicles involved in the crash had minor damage and neither driver was injured.

Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Updated: accident was at 7am


Anonymous,  September 13, 2018 at 12:59 PM  

The accident was at 7:00 AM, not 9:00 AM

Unknown October 4, 2018 at 6:05 PM  

I was on the E-Line Bus traveling south 2-Seattle w/my Wife "Hannah-G" when we came up-2 the stop lite on Aurora & 155th we noticed a serious car accident. And seen a female Transit fare enforcement officer trying to pull open the drivers door of the vehicle @ fault 4-crash so I ran 2-front of the bus & told bus driver 2-let me off 2-help. I got off ran over & helped the fare-enforcement officer get the door-open after opening the door I personally got the driver of the vehicle leg & foot unstuck from being wedged between the seat and dash from the front-end of vehicle basically sitting on his lap. After that I helped drag him out of vehicle & lay him down on-2 the ground a "lady" was on the phone w/a 911-operator describing the drivers injury to his leg and was told to get some kind of cloth or something & cover-up the wound so I took off my new white T-shirt & covered the wound-up. He had a softball size hole basically on his left-leg which was broken also @ the shen literally. I got out 2-help cause my wife & I both were in a car accident in November-2016 where we both were lucky to walk away with minimal injurys & when I seen that accident I had a flash back n thought that could of been my wife & I.......

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