Mercer Island Car Accident: 3 Killed in Wrong-Way I-90 Crash on Mercer Island
Mercer Island Car Accident: Three people were killed in a two-car crash involving a wrong-way driver on Mercer Island overnight.
The crash happened on eastbound Interstate 90 just past Island Crest Way at around midnight Sunday.
The wrong-way driver and the two people who were in the second car were killed, according to Trooper Rick Johnson.
Troopers say the wrong-way driver was a 30-year-old Seattle man who was heading west in the eastbound lanes. He hit the victims’ car head-on, killing its driver, a 22-year-old Bellevue man, and his passenger, a 23-year-old from California.
All eastbound lanes were blocked. All lanes were back open by 5:30 a.m.
Mercer Island is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located on an island of the same name in the southern portion of Lake Washington. Mercer Island is in the Seattle metropolitan area, with Seattle to its west and Bellevue to its east.