Uber Vehicle Striking Washington Gas Pump Resulted in Fiery Explosion

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Witnesses say the SUV driver appeared to try to brake, but lost control before slamming into the pumps.

After hitting the Accord, the SUV continued down the road, hopped a curb, went through a parking lot, then barreled through the gas station.

The Accord was pushed off the road, hit a tree and split in half. The explosion and the fireball were caught on video.

No, it's a video of one Uber driver who lost control of his auto and careened straight through a gas pump, creating a massive fireball that was all caught on video.

Attendants on Tuesday picked up the pieces after a series of dramatic events that ended at a gas station in North Seattle. His own SUV kept going, and there are witnesses who say he might have tried to break or had a blown tire.

The 60-year-old Uber driver was unharmed, his passenger had minor injuries, but the driver of the other vehicle hit sustained serious injuries.

The driver is a 60-year-old man.

There was one passenger of the SUV, a 40-year-old woman.

Per officials, the driver of the vehicle, a 35-year-old male, is in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center. The passenger in the Nissan was taken with non life-threatening injuries to the hospital.

A sample of the Uber driver's blood was taken at the hospital after police issued him a warrant.

"We will work with the Seattle Police Department to assist in their investigation".

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