This SUV traveling at a high rate of speed with a single driver turned suddenly near the top of Roxbury and 35th and flipped, rolled and subsequently caught fire according to eye witness to the accident. The driver was examined at the scene and taken to the hospital.
SUV flips and burns on Roxbury sending driver to the hospital; Eyewitness account
A male driver of an SUV was sent to the hospital on Wednesday night after rolling his vehicle near the intersection of 35th and Roxbury. According to former West Seattle restaurateur Deborah Breuhler who literally saw the accident in her rear view mirror, " He was coming up Roxbury going westbound. I was watching him in my rear view mirror and he was going very fast. I'm thinking ok he's going to hit me, but then he starts to go into the oncoming traffic.
I thought, 'Oh he's going to pass me, we're all good' and then he turns really quick into this parking garage and flips car up the hill like three times. So then he climbs out, and the car is on fire, this woman is screaming at the car. Then he's hugging this elderly gentleman who turns out to be his grandfather and I don't know where he came from. But he's laughing and the music is blaring super loud and the car is smoking. Then the fire department shows up and strap him to a board and they took him away. I guess he was drunk out of his mind. But nobody got hurt and he didn't damage any property other than his own. That was the craziest thing I've ever seen in my rearview mirror."
Seattle Fire Department offered an update via Twitter " Seattle Fire paramedics transported 26YO male to HMC after Jeep SUV flipped into retaining wall. Minor injuries."
We will update this story when we have an official report.
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