MAPLE VALLEY, WA – The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-and-run pedestrian collision in Maple Valley that left one person in the hospital last Tuesday night.
According to a tweet from the department, the accident occurred at the intersection of Southeast 237th Street and Maple Valley Black Diamond Road shortly after 9:30 p.m. The driver of the colliding vehicle fled the scene.
The victim, a 55-year-old man, was transported to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.
KCSO needs help finding the driver in Tues. night’s hit & run collision in Maple Valley. It happened just after 9:30 PM at SE 237th St / Maple Valley Blk. Diamond Rd. The 55 y/o pedestrian remains hospitalized. Drivers w/ in-car video or info are asked to call 206/296-3311. pic.twitter.com/ats7OD3dQN
— King County Sheriff’s Office PIO (@kingcosoPIO) February 26, 2021
As of Thursday night, the pedestrian remained hospitalized and authorities were still searching for the driver.
KCSO asks anyone with information or video of the incident to call 206-296-3311.
Our team will monitor this story for updates.
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