Pedestrian killed in Aurora Avenue hit-and-run crash
Posted on Saturday, December 26th, 2020 at 3:52 pm
SEATTLE, WA – One person is dead as a result of a hit-and-run accident on Aurora Avenue on Wednesday night, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Detectives investigating a fatality hit and collision involving a pedestrian in the 2400 block robbery of Aurora Ave N. Traffic may be blocked in the Southbound lanes. More information when available.
— Seattle Police Dept. (@SeattlePD) December 24, 2020
The collision occurred in the 2400 block of northbound Aurora, before 9:55 p.m., when a pedestrian was struck by the driver of an undisclosed vehicle.
The driver, who has yet to be described by police, then fled the scene.
The pedestrian died as a result of the accident.
Authorities have yet to release their identity.
Seattle PD advised travelers in the area to be aware of possible lane closures and traffic delays.
No further information is available at this time.
This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law 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.