Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run by driver fleeing scene of a shooting
Posted on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 at 10:45 am
SEATTLE, WA – A hit-and-run accident connected to a fatal shooting incident led to the death of a pedestrian in the Rainier Valley area last night, according to Q13 FOX.
The incident began at about 8 p.m. when one person died after being shot near the Atlantic City Boat Ramp.
A driver fled the scene of the shooting, resulting in their striking and killing a pedestrian in an accident a few miles away.
The driver did not remain at the scene of the pedestrian accident and instead continued to Harborview Medical. There, an occupant of the vehicle was discovered by staff.
The identities of the driver and the pedestrian and a description of the vehicle have not yet been released.
Authorities continue to investigate the incidents 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.