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Dec. 2, 2020

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Police: Vehicle crashes into Seattle restaurant; 7 injured


SEATTLE — Seven people in Washington state were injured after a vehicle crashed into a restaurant in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District, authorities said.

The Seattle Police Department said the driver of a Toyota Camry backed into the entrance of Dim Sum King on Thursday around 2 p.m while attempting to park the car, The Seattle Times reported.

All seven people inside the restaurant at the time of the crash were taken to the hospital with various injuries, including two people with life-threatening wounds, police said.

The Seattle Fire Department transported four people to the hospital, including three women and one man who was pinned behind the car, authorities said. The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition.

Two others arrived at the hospital on their own, and one other person didn’t require hospitalization, authorities said. It wasn’t immediately clear if the driver suffered any injuries.

The crash did not cause significant structural damage to the building.

No further information was immediately made available.