Car, van accident in Kent injures 9, including one seriously

KENT -- An accident between a car and a van Sunday on South 277th Street and 55th Avenue South sent nine injured people to the hospital, including one child, authorities said.

One of the nine was seriously injured, Kent Fire Department Capt. Kyle Ohashi said.

The other eight patients, including the child, had non-life-threatening injuries, Ohashi said.

No other details were immediately available.

Ohashi said South 277th Street would be closed for several hours for investigation.