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Two pedestrians struck while crossing street

On 7/29/10, at approximately 7:00 p.m., a vehicle was W/B on Roy St at 1st Ave N. when it struck two pedestrians in the crosswalk located on the west side of the intersection.  Witnesses said that the vehicle went through the red light prior to striking the pedestrians.

The male pedestrian rolled onto the hood of the vehicle and struck his head on the windshield. Seattle Fire Medics treated the victims at the scene and transported them to Harborview Medical Center for further evaluation.

The driver was examined at the scene by a Drug Recognition Expert. The driver showed no signs of impairment.   The driver as investigated and released at the scene pending further investigation.

As of  10:00 p.m., doctors reported that neither victim appeared to have  any life threatening injuries.

The male victim is in his 80’s and the female victim is in her 70’s.