A man reported to be in his late 60s was taken to Harborview after being struck by a driver on busy 15th Ave E Thursday morning.
Police closed the street near E Roy and E Aloha for about 15 minutes during the medical response just after 7:30 AM. Seattle Fire upgraded its response due to the extent of the victim’s injuries.
A Seattle Fire spokesperson tells CHS that the man who was hit had to be rushed to the emergency room but was not able to provide an update on his condition. Arriving police described the victim as alert and conscious following the collision, according to East Precinct radio. UPDATE: SFD tells CHS the man’s injuries are not considered life threatening.