Man hospitalized after being hit by train in Seattle’s Chinatown-Intl

Posted on Thursday, July 29th, 2021 at 11:33 am    

SEATTLE, WA – A man was critically injured Wednesday evening after being struck by a Sound Transit train in the Chinatown-International District of Seattle, according to KIRO 7 News.

The incident occurred in the 400 block of 5th Avenue South and was first reported by Seattle Fire at 6:45 p.m.

The injured pedestrian was found inside the transit tunnel and not on a public road.

Crews with Seattle Fire extricated and evaluated the man before transporting him to a nearby hospital with critical injuries. No other information has been disclosed on his condition.

An investigation into what led up to the incident remains underway.

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