A woman in her 60s and her sister were rushed to the hospital after being struck in a crosswalk Tuesday afternoon at Broadway and Republican. The driver was believed to have been traveling around 30 MPH at the time of the collision, according to witnesses.
According to Seattle Fire dispatches, medics were told the woman was thrown around 10 feet by the impact with the car that struck both women as they crossed with the light on the west side of Broadway. Seattle Police were at the scene to investigate. The crash briefly blocked the southbound lane of Broadway.
According to Seattle Fire, the woman suffered facial lacerations but did not lose consciousness. Her sister was also struck and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Collision on Broadway E at E Republican St blocking the SB right lane. Use caution and expect delays. pic.twitter.com/L3zCfEnjnw
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