1 Hospitalized after Seattle Pedestrian Accident on MLK Jr Way and South Edmunds Street
SEATTLE, WA (June 9, 2021) – Sunday night, a woman suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash on MLK Jr Way and South Edmunds Street.
At about 10:40 p.m., a woman just got off a light rail train at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and South Edmunds Street.
As she attempted to walk across northbound MLK Jr. Way in a marked crosswalk, a northbound Toyota Prius hit her. According to the driver of the Prius, the light was green.
Then, a Cadillac Escalade ran over the victim lying in the street. Afterward, the Escalade driver escaped the crash scene before the authorities arrived.
Meanwhile, the Prius driver remained at the scene. According to the officers, the Prius driver showed no signs of impairment. His preliminary breath test result was 0.00.
Due to her injuries, responders transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center and immediately went into surgery.
At this time, the authorities haven’t disclosed her injuries.
Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney after a Seattle Pedestrian Crash
Thousands of people across Washington suffer injuries in pedestrian accidents every year. Thus, it is worthy to know what to do if you get involved in a pedestrian accident.
The most helpful step you can take in response to an injury crash is hiring a personal injury attorney. Furthermore, personal injury attorneys prioritize your recovery while securing your future from further losses a severe accident can bring.
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