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Serious pedestrian/car collision investigation on Aurora near zoo

An adult man attempting to cross the 5900 Block of Aurora Avenue North last night was struck by a car travelling southbound, causing life-threatening injuries.

At about 9:15 last night, the pedestrian was attempting to cross Aurora when he was hit by a Subaru travelling southbound.  The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Harborview Medical Center by Seattle Fire Department Medics.  The driver of the Subaru was evaluated at the scene by a Drug Recognition Expert officer, and it was determined that there were no signs of intoxication on the part of the driver.  The driver was interviewed and released from the scene, pending further investigation.  The Subaru was impounded as evidence.  Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad (TCIS) responded to the scene and began their investigation.  This remains an active and on-going TCIS investigation.