Tukwila Police are searching for the driver of a silver SUV that was caught on a traffic camera hitting a pedestrian and leaving the scene on Tukwila International Boulevard early Sunday morning. COURTESY PHOTO/Tukwila Police

Man injured in hit-and-run accident on Tukwila International Boulevard

  • Mon Apr 17th, 2017 10:53am
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Tukwila Police are searching for the driver an SUV that hit a pedestrian and fled early Sunday morning.

At 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, Tukwila Police were dispatched to a report of an injured man “stuck in a fence” in the 11100 block of Tukwila International Boulevard (TIB).

Officers and firefighters determined the man had been hit by a car, according to a Facebook post by Tukwila Police.

After extricating the man from the fence, medics treated him for life-threatening injuries, including severe head trauma. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he was in critical condition as of Monday morning.

Investigating officers found video of the collision recorded by a traffic camera at South 112th Street and TIB. The collision occurred at 2:24 a.m. A silver SUV can be seen on the video leaving the right lane of the southbound TIB and striking the man who was walking on the shoulder of the road, according to the Facebook post. The SUV merges back into the right lane and continues southbound. The impact broke the right headlight of the SUV.

Anyone with information about the accident should call 206-433-1808.