Pedestrian in Crosswalk Injured When Struck By Vehicle

Kirkland Police responded to the 10400 Block of NE 132nd St this morning on a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The call came in at around 7:30 am and officers arrived to find an injured seventeen year old male with a probable broken arm. The victim was crossing NE 132nd Ave southbound in the crosswalk with two other pedestrians and had reached the eastbound lane when the male driver struck him. The driver remained on scene and the victim was transported by AID to the hospital. The driver stated the sun made it difficult for him to see. The investigation is ongoing and could result in citations being issued to the driver of the vehicle.