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Stolen vehicle, collision, suspects arrested in Rainier Valley

On October 7th, at approximately 11:00 PM, a stolen 1992 Honda Accord was travelling at a high rate of speed northbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Way South at South Othello Street.  A Seattle Police officer and a Sound Transit Police officer saw the car as it passed them.  A short time later, the Seattle officer observed as the stolen car lost control at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South Orcas Street, flipping several times before coming to rest across the Sound Transit light rail tracks.  The two suspects inside the car fled westbound.  A K9 unit responded and was able to track the suspects and found them hiding a short distance away in a backyard.  The two 16 year old males were arrested and transported to the South Precinct.  The collision damaged the lighting system along the tracks, as well as the pedestrian railings.  A Sound Transit repair crew responded to the location and the tracks were reopened shortly after midnight.  The two suspects were later booked into the Youth Services Center for Investigation of Auto Theft.