- 20th/Jackson driver hits pedestrians: A man and a child were seriously injured Sunday night after they were struck by a driver on S Jackson at 20th Ave S. Seattle Fire was called to the scene around 7:34 PM. The adult male and boy were reported in serious condition when they were transported from the scene. Police are investigating the collision. UPDATE 11/16/2015 2:45 PM: SPD tells us that the injuries in the collision were fortunately limited to abrasions on the 5-year-old boy. The adult male’s injuries were categorized as non-life threatening. Police say the driver “failed to yield” as the two were crossing Jackson at the intersection and will be cited for the collision.
E Columbia fire: Seattle Fire battled a blaze in the attic of a two-story house in the 1700 block of E Columbia Sunday night. The fire was first reported around 10:15 PM. Fire crews arrived to find flames coming from the building’s roof and began to battle the blaze in the attic living space. The fire was reported under control by just after 10:40 PM as firefighters continued to extinguish any remaining hotspots. We do not have any information regarding injuries. The fire marshal was called to the scene to investigate the cause of the fire. UPDATE: A SFD spokesperson said the fire was determined to have been caused by a “failed chimney” that “allowed hot embers to reach the attic structure.”