Woman struck by car, hit-and-run over by another in South Seattle

Posted on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 11:25 am    

SEATTLE, WA — A female pedestrian was struck by one car and then run over by a fleeing SUV Sunday night in South Seattle, according to KIRO 7 News.

The incident took place at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and South Edmunds Street where the woman had just gotten off a light rail train. She was attempting to cross a marked crosswalk when a northbound Toyota Prius struck her. By the Prius driver’s account to police, the light was green.

While the victim was lying in the street, a Cadillac Escalade ran her over and fled the scene before authorities arrived.

The Prius driver stayed at the scene to attend to the victim. A preliminary breath test administered by officers showed no impairment.

The victim was rushed to Harborview Medical Center for immediate surgery. Her condition is currently undisclosed.



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