Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car in Renton accident
Posted on Saturday, October 10th, 2020 at 4:56 pm
RENTON, WA – One person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries yesterday after a car collided with a pedestrian in Renton early this morning, according to a tweet published by the Renton Police Department.
Traffic Invest still onscene; pedestrian transported to Harborview w/critical injuries. Driver remained onscene & determined to be not impaired. Invest could take several hours; please avoid the area. /clm pic.twitter.com/LuGkeBYRK4
— Renton Police Dept. (@RentonpdWA) October 10, 2020
The crash happened at the intersection of S 3rd St and Rainier Ave S, near the Renton Shopping Center, at 4:52 a.m.
The pedestrian, whose identity was not publicly revealed, was taken to Harborview for the treatment of life-threatening, critical wounds.
The driver, who also was not identified, remained at the scene following the crash. At this time, police do not believe the driver was under the influence when the accident occurred.
Authorities advised travelers in the area to avoid the scene, as the southbound lanes of the roadways were closed and heavy traffic delays were likely.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Accident & Injury Lawyers as a service to inform our Seattle-area 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 Renton 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.