College Place Middle student sustains serious injuries crossing 68th Ave. W.

A College Place Middle School student was struck by a vehicle while crossing 68th Avenue West Monday. (Photo courtesy of the Lynnwood Police Department)

A College Place Middle School student was reported to have sustained serious injuries after she was struck by a vehicle Monday morning while crossing 68th Avenue West on her way to school, Lynnwood police said.

According to police, the girl was struck by a vehicle at 7:20 a.m. near the 19700 block of 68th Avenue West. 

The incident is currently under investigation, but traffic officers have determined the victim was not in a marked crosswalk when she was struck. The driver was reported to have stopped immediately and remained at the scene. Police said speed is not believed to have played a role in the collision.

Police said that 68th Avenue West was closed for at least an hour during the incident.

The girl was transported to Swedish Hospital.

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