One person died and three people were injured after a car crashed into a wall outside Canlis restaurant Tuesday evening, according to the Seattle Fire Department.
One person in the car was declared dead at the scene, Seattle Fire spokesman Lance Garland said. The car’s other occupant and two pedestrians were taken to Harborview Medical Center, he said.
Harborview spokeswoman Susan Gregg said one man was in critical condition, another was in serious condition and a third was in satisfactory condition Tuesday night.
The Seattle Fire Department began responding shortly before 5 p.m.
Traffic was backed up through the Highway 99 tunnel about 5:30 p.m., according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The northbound lanes of Aurora Avenue reopened about 6 p.m., but officials were still advising alternate routes because of traffic.