Saturday night a light rail train struck and seriously injured a 17 year old girl trying to beat it across the tracks. She was unluckiest of 3 that attempted the feat.
Sunday the West Seattle Water Taxi Rachel Marie struck Pier 50, throwing one passenger overboard (immediately recovered), and injuring 7. KCDOT says early signs point to a mechanical malfunction, though the Coast Guard is still investigating.
Water taxi service between West Seattle and downtown Seattle will operate on a normal schedule Monday, Sept. 27 between Seacrest Dock and Pier 55…
While regular service will resume Monday morning with the 6:50 a.m. sailing using an Argosy Cruises vessel, passengers should visit the King County Marine Division’s website at http://www.kingcounty.gov/transportation/kcdot/WaterTaxi/WestSeattleRoute.aspx for updates and potential schedule adjustments.
In by far the worst story, a 2-year old is killed in traffic, her aunt critically injured.