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Metro Bus/pedestrian collision

On March 28th at approximately 1:43 p.m. officers responded to a vehicle/pedestrian collision in North Seattle.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a Metro Bus was traveling northbound on University Way NE approaching NE 50 Street when a 2 ½ year old child ran from the sidewalk into the path of the bus and was knocked to the ground by the bicycle rack attached to the front bumper of the bus.

SFD medics responded to the scene and transported the child to Harborview Medical Center.  The child’s injuries were characterized as minor abrasions.

No citations were issued.  Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.