An 85-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle shortly after 8 a.m. this morning at 23rd and Jackson. Police say she is alert and conscious, and she has been transported to Harborview as a precaution.
Police are investigating the driver for signs of impairment, and traffic collision investigators are working at the scene. If you are driving, avoid the area this morning as there will likely be backups.
Buses 4 and 48 are rerouted off 23rd. From King County Metro:
Rt 4 – Use will use a ‘shuttle bus’
– To downtown Seattle use stops at the terminal 25th Av S & S Walker St, stops along S Dearborn St just west of Martin Luther King Way S or northbound on 23rd Av S just north of S Jackson St.
Rt 4 to Judkins Park – Use the Rt 4 ‘shuttle’ use the stops at the terminal 21st Av at Jefferson St, southbound on 23rd Av S until Yesler Way, stops along Martin Luther King Way just north of Dearborn and all regular posted stops to the terminal.
Rt 48 – Use the regular stops on 23rd Av S at Yesler Way or on 23rd Av S south of S Dearborn St.