Seattle, WA : 5 hurt when dump truck crashes in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square district on Monday, 19th August 2019

A dump truck crashed into a pedestrian, vehicles and a Subway restaurant in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square district, injuring five people. Four of the people had serious injuries and were taken to Harborview Medical Center after the incident happened around 9:50 a.m. Monday, according to the Seattle Fire Department. As of 11:30 a.m., a 25-year-old woman was in serious condition, and three men, ages 33, 44, and 51, were in satisfactory condition, hospital spokeswoman Barbara Clements said. The four taken to the hospital included three people who were in vehicles and the pedestrian, officials said. An employee and a customer at Subway got out safely, according to Seattle Fire Department spokesman David Cuerpo. Seattle Police said the truck "allegedly suffered a catastrophic mechanical failure." It came to rest completely inside Subway, shattering the entire front window of the store. Source