A small white pickup was involved in a hit-and-run accident early Friday morning in Mill Creek, Washington. The accident took place around 1:30 a.m. Friday in the 1300 block of 136th Street SE. A 24-year-old Everett man and a 17-year-old Sedro-Woolley girl were standing on the sidewalk when the pickup that was traveling east on 136th Street drove over the curb, onto the sidewalk and hit the man.
The pickup continued to drive east and stopped briefly on the 1400 block of 136th Street before speeding away from the scene.
The 24-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with non life-threatening injuries.
The teenager told police officers that the pickup appeared to have faded or dull paint and there was a canopy over the bed.
Police believe that the pickup damaged in the front passenger side corner from the crash. There was also possible passenger-side windshield damage.
According to witnesses, the vehicle may be similar to an early 1980s Chevrolet S-10 pickup.
Mill Creek Fatal Accident Statistics
Fatal accident statistics for Mill Creek exist for the year 2008. According to that data, there were seven deaths due to fatal car accidents that year.
Seattle Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Everyone at the Seattle pedestrian accident law firm of Davis Law Group, P.S., sends our thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian injured in this hit-and-run. The accident should never have happened. This is an example of a pedestrian accident case in which the man injured may be able to seek financial damages from the pickup driver or their insurance company. He would be well advised to seek the assistance of an experienced and skilled pedestrian accident attorney.