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3-year-old child struck by vehicle

On Wednesday June 27, 2012 at approximately 1:40 p.m., a vehicle was travelling south on 34 Av S in the 3600 block.  At the same time, a 3-year-old male child was playing on a “Razor” (non motorized) scooter on the sidewalk in front of his apartment unit located in the same block.

Without warning, the child emerged into the street from between parked vehicles and was struck by the vehicle.

The child was treated on scene by Seattle Fire Department and transported to Harborview Medical Center via Medics with serious but non life threatening injuries.

The 41-year-old female driver (sole occupant) of the vehicle was evaluated on scene by a Drug Recognition Expert unit, no signs of impairment were detected.

The investigation continues.