Two Sisters Struck in Crosswalk by Vehicle

Two sisters were injured today when they were struck by a vehicle while walking in the marked crosswalk in the 12600 block of 100th Avenue NE in Kirkland. The sisters were crossing eastbound in the crosswalk after traffic in the first lane had come to a stop. The sisters continued to cross when a vehicle in the second southbound lane failed to stop and struck both the 16 year old and her toddler sister. Both sisters were transported by Kirkland Medic Units to Harborview Hospital with possible fractures and a head injury. The female driver of the vehicle remained on scene. The Kirkland Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit is conducting the investigation. For more information about this incident please contact Sergeant Rob Saloum, Kirkland Police Department at 425-587-3401 or email at rsaloum@ci.kirkland.wa.us.