Fatal Traffic Accident in Kenmore Last Evening


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By Wendy Booth / Fire Inspector / PIO for Northshore Fire Department

Kenmore, WA – On Sunday, May 2, 2021 at approximately 5:34 p.m., the Northshore Fire Department responded to a serious motor vehicle accident at the 6100 block of NE Bothell Way.

Upon arrival, firefighters found that a single vehicle had veered off the south side of NE Bothell Way and had become entangled in a guard rail, trees and bushes. The driver and passenger were both trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated.

Northshore Fire worked with units from Shoreline, Bothell and Redmond fire departments to free both patients. The passenger suffered critical bodily injuries and the driver was later pronounced deceased at Harborview Medical Center.

The accident is still currently under investigation by the King County Sheriff’s Office.

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