Hit-and-run driver intentionally strikes, seriously hurts pedestrian
Posted on Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 at 5:57 pm
SEATTLE, WA – A pedestrian sustained severe injuries after being intentionally struck by a hit-and-run driver on Rainier Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The collision occurred in the 9100 block of Rainier Avenue S just before 1 p.m., when a pedestrian in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant had been intentionally struck by a driver.
The driver then fled the scene, and has yet to be located by police.
The victim was taken to the hospital for the treatment of severe wounds.
Officers with the SPD’s Homicide Unit were consulted during the investigation, indicating the severity of the victim’s wounds.
The victim was not immediately identified.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle pedestrian accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.