Pedestrian hit by vehicle while trying to cross I-5 near 212th St SW Thursday

Location of the incident.

A pedestrian who walked into traffic on Interstate 5 in Lynnwood was struck by a vehicle just before 3 p.m. Thursday, the Washington State Patrol said.

The pedestrian — identified as a 28-year-old Mount Vernon woman — entered the freeway on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate, near 212th Street Southwest, and was crossing west when a Cadillac Escalade headed northbound struck her in the HOV lane, the state patrol said.

The woman was seriously injured and transported to Harborview Medical Center.

The 55-year-old driver of the Escalade and her 26-year-old passenger, both from Edmonds, were uninjured, the state patrol said.



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