Pedestrian Hit by Car in Burien Crosswalk

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View Larger Map1/11/08 update from KCPQ:

An 18 year-old woman was injured in a car-vs.-pedestrian accident this morning about 6:45 AM.

It happened in Burien at the 17700 block of Ambaum Blvd South (previously it was reported at 177th & Des Moines Memorial Way).

She was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

It was dark and raining at the time of the collision. The victim was crossing an Ambaum crosswalk. According to witnesses, the pedestrian was crossing against a red light, and was wearing all dark clothing.

The vehicle involved was a 2004 Honda Civic, driven by a 58 year-old man from University Place. There was no indication of drugs, alcohol, or speed as contributing factors in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.



According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, a female pedestrian was hit by a car Friday morning (1/11/08) around 6:45 a.m. at 177th Street and Des Moines Memorial Drive.

The condition or age of the victim is not known.

A witness claims she saw shoes and a backpack on the roadway.

More info to come as we learn the victim’s condition.

Video story here.


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