A pedestrian was struck this evening by a Sound Transit light rail train near the Columbia City station in south Seattle, according to Seattle police.
The man suffered “severe head injuries” and was transported to Harborview Medical Center, police Det. Mark Jamieson said. The injuries were “definitely life threatening,” Jamieson said.
The accident occurred around 5:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, according to the Seattle Fire Department.