MARYSVILLE – Another pedestrian was a victim of a car mishap. The victim was identified as a 28-year-old Marysville man who sustained a broken leg and facial injuries. He was stuck by a car while negotiating to cross Fourth Street that Wednesday morning.
Marysville police Cmdr. Robb Lamoureux said.it was about 6:15 o’clock in the morning when the pedestrian was by a car being driven by a 31-year-old man from Arlington at the eastbound left turn lane.
Lamoureux added that at the time of the accident, the victim was wearing dark clothing and was not in a crosswalk.
The victim was airlifted via ambulance helicopter to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His injuries weren’t believed to be life-threatening.
Maryville police confirmed that the 28-year-old Marysville victim was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after being struck by a car in the 1200 block of State Street at approximately 6:15 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7. Police have since learned the pedestrian suffered a broken leg and facial injuries, none that are considered life threatening.
The accident happened after the pedestrian had just crossed the westbound lanes of Fourth Street and was entering into the eastbound left turn lane when he was struck by the vehicle. The place where the pedestrian was crossing the street was mid-block and did not have a painted crosswalk. And he was wearing dark clothing at the time he was struck.
The driver of the vehicle, a 31-year-old Arlington man suffered minor cuts to his hands.
Due to the early morning collision, traffic had to be blocked in both directions on Fourth Street for about 40 minutes. The lanes going eastbound were blocked for another 90 minutes giving investigators adequate time to complete their work at the scene.
While police investigated, traffic in the area was affected for about 90 minutes.
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