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Driver strikes multiple vehicles in West Seattle

On March 9th at approximately 6:22 P.M., a 35 year-old male driving a Dodge Dakota pickup truck rear ended a vehicle in the 4700 Block of California Avenue SW.  The Dodge pushed the victim vehicle half a block to SW Alaska Street.  The Dodge continued driving northbound and struck an additional twelve parked cars along California Ave. SW, causing extensive damage to several of the vehicles.  The Dodge eventually stopped at SW Oregon Street.  SPD officers arrived and detained the driver who was exhibiting signs of impairment.  The driver was transported to Harborview by medics.  The driver of the first vehicle was also treated at the hospital for back injuries.   Most of the parked cars’ owners were contacted by officers at the scene.  This is an on-going investigation.