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Vehicle vs. Pedestrian collision

On 10-02-09 at 7:30 p.m., a white  Toyota Corolla, driven by a 74-year old male was traveling northbound on 14th Ave S approaching S Washington St.  At the same time a male in his late 50’s to early 60’s was acrossing 14th Ave S from west to east in the marked crosswalk just south of S Washington St. 

 The Toyota’s right front corner at the head light struck the pedestrian. He fell to the concrete landing in the bicycle lane on the east side of the street.   The Seattle Fire Department responded to the scene and transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center. Seattle Fire Medics described the injuries as life threatening.  The driver was investigated and released at the scene, pending the outcome of the Investigation. The Traffic Collision Investigators responded and processed the scene.