A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries as a passenger in this car that crashed early Monday along Interstate 5 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

A 3-year-old boy suffered serious injuries as a passenger in this car that crashed early Monday along Interstate 5 in Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, State Patrol

3-year-old boy seriously injured in Kent crash

Single-car wreck along Interstate 5 early Monday morning

A 3-year-old Seattle boy suffered serious injuries in a single-car crash early Monday morning along southbound Interstate 5 in Kent, just south of State Route 516.

An initial investigation points to weather, rain and speed as factors in the crash at about 5:48 a.m., according to the Washington State Patrol.

A 31-year-old Seattle man, the driver of a 2010 Nissan Sentra, lost control on the wet highway, left the road to the right, struck a no-parking sign, rolled on its side, struck a tree and came to rest on its top about 30 feet off the roadway, according to the State Patrol report.

Paramedics transported the boy to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He was in serious condition Monday morning in the intensive care unit, according to an email from a hospital spokesperson. The boy wore a seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.

Paramedics took the driver, who has the same last name as the boy, to St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way with minor injuries, according to the State Patrol. It was unknown if the man wore a seatbelt.




Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@rentonreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.rentonreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

File Photo
Data released on fireworks-related injuries in Washington

Last year fireworks caused $122,000 in damage.

File photo.
Mysterious in-home deaths of father, two daughters ruled as starvation

Written materials about fasting were found in the home; the father’s death called a suicide.

Dr. Faisal Khan. Courtesy of King County.
Dr. Faisal Khan appointed as next King County health director

Dennis Worsham will continue to serve as interim director until September 6.

Tsr
Renton spa employee accused of trying to coerce woman into prostitution, posing nude

Quyen T. Nguyen, 39, has been accused of attempted promotion of prostitution… Continue reading

Teaser
King County experts discuss extreme heat mitigation plan

The plan includes improving infrastructure and communications to prevent future disasters.

T
Public art call for South King County transit corridor

Deadline is July 13 for artists to apply to have their work in new RapidRide expansion.

Construction at Lindbergh High School is expected to last from summer 2022 to spring 2024. Image courtesy of Renton School District.
Lindbergh High School construction begins in July, will continue until 2024

The preparation phase for construction at the high school started in March 2021.

Courtesy of the Renton School District.
Renton welcomes three new principals to the school district

The principals will lead Benson Hill Elementary School, Talley High School and Hazen High School.

Most Read