Issaquah Man Loses His Life In Head On Crash On Interstate 90 In Seattle One vehicle was headed wrong way on the freeway March 12, 2018
One of the vehicles involved in Sunday's head-on crash on Interstate 90 in Seattle. Larger images below. Photo: WSP
CLICK TO ENLARGE: Larger images of accident scene from Sunday's head-on crash on Interstate 90. Photos: WSP
(SEATTLE, WA.) -- It was one of those awful, grinding head-on collisions you hope to never be involved in. It totaled both vehicles, badly injured a Mercer Island man and killed a man from Issaquah, Washington.
The Washington State Patrol (WSP) says the crash occurred just after 3 am Sunday morning on Interstate 90 in Seattle.
Tha patrol report says a white 2018 Subaru CrossTrek was headed the wrong way, westbound on Interstate 90 in the eastbound lanes while a tan 1995 Honda Accord was on the ramp from Southbound Interstate 5 to eastbound I-90 when the Subaru hit the Honda Accord head-on, totaling both vehicles.
Both vehicles came to a stop blocking lanes 1 and 2 on the freeway for over 4 hours.
Injured and taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle was the driver of the Subaru identified as 20-year old Alexander S. Chung of Mercer Island, Washington.
Killed was the driver of the Honda identified as 25-year old Mohamed S. Alhethail of Issaquah, Washington. The patrol report says he was not wearing a seat belt at time of impact.
The patrol report says it is believed that drugs and/or alcohol were factors in the crash and that charges are pending against the driver of the Subaru.