Vehicle/pedestrian collision in North Seattle

On December 24th at approximately 2:44 p.m. officers responded to a report of a vehicle/pedestrian collision near NW 90th Street and 8th Avenue NW.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a 55-year-old male driver was traveling west on NW 90th Street approaching 8th Avenue NW in a maroon Honda Accord.  The driver turned southbound onto 8th Avenue NW and struck a 66-year-old female pedestrian who was crossing 8th Avenue NW from west to east on the south side. 

The pedestrian was treated at the scene by SFD medics and transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.  

Officers evaluated the driver of the Honda for signs of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.  The driver (suspect) displayed signs of impairment and was processed for DUI.

The suspect was placed under arrest and during a search incident to his arrest officers found a quantity of suspected narcotics on him.  He was subsequently booked into the King County Jail.

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.