Vehicle strikes, injures pedestrian in crosswalk near Kirkland's Juanita High School

Kirkland Police Department - Contributed
Kirkland Police Department
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A 17-year-old male was injured after a vehicle struck him in a crosswalk near Juanita High School on Tuesday morning.

Kirkland police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 10400 block of Northeast 132nd St. around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers found the injured victim had a probable broken arm.

The victim was crossing Northeast 132nd Avenue southbound in the crosswalk with two other pedestrians and had reached the eastbound lane when the male driver struck him, according to Kirkland police.

The driver remained on scene and the victim was transported to the hospital. The driver stated the sun made it difficult for him to see, said police.

The investigation is ongoing and could result in citations being issued to the driver of the vehicle.


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