Elderly Heart Attack Victim Crashes Into Girl

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BURIEN – An elderly man apparently suffered a heart attack while driving in Burien today and struck and injured a teenage girl.

The man is reportedly fighting for his life.

Fire officials say the 73-year-old man was driving near the intersection of 116th Street SW and 4th Avenue SW when he apparently suffered a heart attack.

The car then drifted off the road and struck a 14-year-old girl who was walking home from school.

The girl was taken to Highline Community Hospital in Burien with what were said to be non-life-threatening injuries.

Video from the scene showed paramedics performing CPR on the man, but his condition was not known.


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