SEATTLE, WA — One person was hospitalized Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Seattle’s Pioneer Square, according to KOMO News.
The incident took place near the intersectio nof 2nd Avenue Ext S and South Main Street, about a block from the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. It was first reported by the Seattle Police Department at 1:21 p.m.
It was not immediately clear what led up to the crash, but Seattle Fire crews had to pull the pedestrian out from beneath the car. The victim was then transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.
The area around the intersection was expected to remain shut down for an extended duration during the emergency response and investigation. Authorities asked the public to detour around the area.
No further information has been released as of this writing.
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