UPDATE | OCTOBER 16th, 3PM
The King County Sheriff’s Office said Preston-Fall City Road has re-opened. A 68-year old man died in the accident and the other driver was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Police say a fatal, head-on collision will have Preston-Fall City Road closed for hours, Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
Early reports from the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) say two vehicles were involved in the crash near the intersection of Preston-Fall City Road and SE 68th Street. The accident occurred around 11AM.
Eastside Fire & Rescue said one of the drivers died at the scene and the other driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
KCSO detectives are currently investigating and the roadway is expected to be closed for hours. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.
More information will be added as it becomes available.