Woman critically injured in Seattle pedestrian accident

The Seattle Times reports that a woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a Seattle pedestrian accident when she was hit by a pickup truck driven by woman who is now being investigated for driving under the influence.

The woman was walking in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle when she was hit at Boylston Avenue East and East Pine Street at 2:13am.

The injured woman was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the report.

The driver of the pickup left the scene but police located her and the truck a short time later and arrested her for investigation of drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

The pickup truck driver faces serious charges in this accident including RCW 46.61.522 Vehicular Assault and RCW 46.52.020 Leaving the Scene of an Accident/Hit and Run.

This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in pedestrian accidents and the family of those killed.

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