Child critically injured after SUV crashed into departures drop-off area at SEA Airport

Three people were injured in a car crash at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Wednesday.

Airport officials confirmed the crash occurred on the Upper Departures Drive before 2 p.m. Some lanes of the upper drive were closed while Port of Seattle Police investigated, and travelers were urged to use the fourth floor of the parking garage for pickups and drop-offs.

According to officials, three people were injured in the accident and taken to the hospital.

A 4-year-old is reported to be in critical condition.

It is not yet known what caused the crash, however, a spokesperson for the airport said it appears the red Ford Expedition accelerated unintentionally. 

Police are investigating. 

If anyone saw what happened, contact the Port of Seattle Police at 206-787-5401.

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This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.