UPDATE: 8:45 a.m. Seattle police say that a mini van driver who struck and injured two pedestrians in Lower Queen Anne last night was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Police spokesman Mark Jamieson said in a news relese that department drug recognition experts evaluated the driver after the 7:40 p.m. crash. The van was traveling west on West Harrison when it struck the man and woman as they were crossing West Harrison at 2nd Avenue West. The two were taken to Harborview Medical Center with serious, but not life-threatening injuries. The van driver was not hurt, police said.
UPDATE: 10:19 p.m. | A woman in her 20s and a man in his 30s were taken to Harborview Medical Center and are “in stable condition” after being hit by a car while crossing the street in Lower Queen Anne, according to a tweet from the Seattle Fire Department.
ORIGINAL POST | A man and a woman were hit by a silver Toyota SUV tonight while crossing the street at West Harrison Street and Second Avenue West in Seattle’s Lower Queen Anne neighborhood.
Witnesses said they were taken to the hospital. Seattle police tweeted that one of the pedestrians, which witnesses said was the woman, has a head injury.
No word on their status yet, but this post will be updated when we know.