Two Pedestrians Struck by Vehicle in Kirkland

Two teenage boys were struck by a pickup truck tonight in the 7900 block of NE 122nd Pl in the Juanita area of Kirkland. A 48 year old male was driving the truck westbound on NE 122 Pl when it left the roadway and struck the two boys who were walking on the right shoulder of the road. One boy was not hurt but his 17 year old friend suffered a laceration to his head and was transported with non-life threatening injuries to Evergreen Hospital. The Kirkland Police Department responded and conducted an investigation into the incident which resulted in the driver being placed under arrest on suspicion of vehicular assault and driving while under the influence.