A 73-year-old woman was struck by a car at 18th Ave S and S Main St near Pratt Park. She was unconscious when medics arrived, and was transported to the hospital.
She was crossing in a marked crosswalk around 8 a.m. October 17 when the 29-year-old driver of a blue 2008 Smart Car struck her. The incident is under investigation.
On 10/17/11, at approximately 8:00 a.m., a blue 2008 Smart Car driven by a 29- year-old female was traveling southbound on 18
th Ave S, approaching S. Main St. At the same time, a 73-year-old female pedestrian was walking eastbound in the marked crosswalk on the north side of the intersection when she was struck by the Smart car.
The pedestrian was unconscious at the scene and was transported by Seattle Fire Department Medics to Harborview Medical Center for medical treatment for unknown injuries. A Drug Recognition Officer screened the driver at the scene and found no signs of alcohol/drug use. The driver was released from the scene pending further investigation.
Traffic Collision Investigators responded and processed the scene.