Tukwila Police are reporting that at approximately 10:13 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Dec. 29, 2020, officers responded to the report of a single-vehicle collision at the corner of 37th Ave S. and S. 144th Street (map below).
Arriving officers discovered that a vehicle traveling eastbound on S. 144th Street crossed the center line, went up onto the sidewalk and collided with a concrete sign.
A 50-year-old female was sitting on the sign at the time of the collision, and was struck by the vehicle and sustained serious injuries.
She was transported to Harborview Medical Center by Medic One.
The driver of the vehicle is a 27-year-old male who is a resident of Tukwila. He was taken into custody for DUI and Vehicular Assault. He was also taken to the hospital for evaluation of injuries he sustained during the collision.
The Tukwila Police Department Traffic Unit is handling the investigation.
Driver arrested following a vehicle vs pedestrian collision that sent a 50-year-old woman to the hospital with serious injuries. https://t.co/Np4L6aYw18
— Tukwila Police (@TukwilaPD) December 29, 2020