5-Year-Old Child Struck by Car at 6th Avenue Southwest
BURIEN, WA (May 27, 2018)– A young boy was struck and injured in a pedestrian crash on Southwest 136th Street, on Sunday night.
The incident occurred shortly before 8:00 PM at the 600 block of Southwest 136th Street at the intersection with 6th Avenue Southwest, according to reports from the Sheriff’s Office. The boy, who was initially estimated to be between 3 and 5 years old, ran out into the street and was struck.
He sustained critical injuries and was rushed to the Harborview Medical Center. His current condition was not immediately available. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. KCSO MARR Detectives responded and the road was closed for several hours during their investigation.
No additional information has been released to the public at this time.
It is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians when driving, especially if you are in a highly populated or residential area. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and other motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists safe. Do not get behind the wheel if you find yourself under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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