My car was parked on the west-side of Northeast 80th Street and Fourth Avenue Northeast near my home. I saw this morning that there were two impacts on the top of my windshield. One was above the windshield on the car itself causing some dents, and another on the windshield itself which hit the glass with force.
The windshield is damaged beyond repair since a portion is crushed and cracked on the drivers passenger side. I collected a bit of dust from the car dent, and it looks like firework powder (could also be finely crushed rock).
After work today I will make a non-emergency report with the SPD, and I should be insured, however I feel pretty jilted at the thought of people being careless with fireworks. Someone suggested it was probably someone tossing it out of their car, which is also a possibility.
Has anyone else reported similar incidents from the 4th?
We haven’t heard of any, although if readers have you can leave comments on our Facebook page.
Our last report on neighborhood car prowls is here.
The Seattle Times has a report on fireworks injuries here.
Happy Fourth of July! From Maple Leaf Life (and the Dog Oasis).
Also, earlier this week Bobbi sent us photos and this note:
“Nature in Northgate:
“Hi, I live at Northeast 95th Street and Fifth Avenue Northeast and was walking to the Northgate Transit Center along First Avenue (Wednesday) when I came across this entourage – mother and 10 ducklings.
We helped them cross the street into a drainage pipe by light rail construction so they could walk up to the creek!