75-Year-Old Woman Hit by Vehicle on Bank Road [Vashon, WA]
75-Year-Old Woman Airlifted after Being Hit by Vehicle on Bank Road in Vashon
VASHON, WA (November 14, 2020) – A 75-year-old woman sustained injuries after she was hit by a vehicle on Bank Road, Saturday morning.
According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, the woman attempted to cross in a marked crosswalk. Then, a Toyota Tacoma hit her near Bank Road and 100th Avenue Southwest.
A medical helicopter later transported the woman to Harborview Medical Center with unspecified injuries. Authorities did not release the identity of the victim.
Meanwhile, the driver of the Toyota remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Deputies ruled out impairment as a factor in the accident. The sheriff’s office will release additional information once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel of any vehicle, it is important to pay attention to the road. Look out for pedestrians at all times and stay alert to your surroundings. Also, practice defensive driving when entering intersections and approaching marked crosswalks.
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