2 Hurt in Kent Truck Accident on 281st Street
KENT, WA (August 27, 2020) – Tuesday night, two children suffered injuries after a hit-and-run crash on 281st Street.
The incident occurred in the 19800 block of SE 281st Street in Kent. According to reports, a male pickup truck driver struck a 5-year-old and 2-year-old driving a children’s toy Barbie Jeep. Then, the driver fled the scene.
Responders transported both children to Harborview Medical Center with injuries.
Then, officials detained the 26-year-old suspect for DUI around half a mile away from the area.
At this time, the authorities didn’t disclose the condition of the children.
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