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CIU Investigates Serious Collision in Marysville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 25, 2019

CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263

MARYSVILLE, Wash. –The Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit responded to a collision in the 1400 block of 140th Street NW that occurred around 7 p.m. yesterday. A truck left the roadway and crashed head-on into a tree. The passenger, a 64 year-old female, was extricated from the vehicle and transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver, a 69 year-old male, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

CIU is still working to determine the cause of the collision, but detectives believe speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors. The road remained closed for several hours during the investigation.

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