9:40 PM: A car and pickup truck have collided at 21st/Roxbury, and Seattle Fire has sent a “rescue extrication” response. Two people were reported trapped in the car; one has been extricated, and they’re working to get the other one out. Roxbury is blocked both ways.
9:54 PM: That’s the view from the 15th/Roxbury traffic camera. Three people are reported hurt, between the two vehicles. Firefighters have told dispatch this was a “high-speed head-on” crash.
10 PM: The second trapped person has been removed from the car, firefighters have told dispatch.
10:14 PM: The three injured people are all being taken to the hospital. SFD says they are in “stable condition” and says the truck driver is a 41-year-old woman, the car driver is a 43-year-old man, and the car passenger is a 45-year-old man. Added photo above, taken by a person who was on the scene helping even before emergency crews arrived.
2:30 AM: Police just reopened Roxbury – the scene has finally cleared.
ADDED 12:19 PM FRIDAY: From the SPD summary:
A Dodge Dakota pickup truck was travelling eastbound on SW Roxbury St nearing 21 Av SW. At the same time, a black VW Jetta was traveling westbound on SW Roxbury nearing 21 Av SW. According to a witness, the truck crossed the centerline and struck the sedan head on. The male driver and male passenger of the sedan suffered multiple broken bones and had to be extricated from the vehicle. The female driver of the errant truck suffered facial injuries.
All three were transported to Harborview Medical Center.