An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on New Year’s Eve at the intersection of N 85th Street and Palatine Avenue N.
According to the Seattle Police Department Blotter, the collision happened at 6pm on Dec. 31, when a 74-year-old male driver hit the woman. Seattle Fire medics on the scene immediately transported her to Harborview Medical Center for emergency treatment.
Detectives were on site to collect forensic evidence, interview the driver and witnesses.
A qualified officer evaluated the driver for signs of impairment, but found none.