Everett Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run on Hardeson

February 24, 2017

Police Blotter

Editor’s Update Saturday 1:30 PM: Everett Police said in a news release that the vehicle had been spotted on 5th Avenue West without headlights and officers tried to stop it when it headed northbound but they did not pursue it and came upon the vehicle on Hardeson a few minutes later.

Editors Update Saturday 10:00 AM: A 30-year-old man is now in the Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of vehicular homicide, hit and run injury and driving while license suspended following last night’s crash. One of the passengers died from their injuries. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death as well as an identification of the victim. While there was an Uber sticker on the car’s window it is not known if the car was being used as an Uber at the time of the crash. Everett Police continue to investigate.

Hardeson crash

Firefighters check the person of interest after he was found by a K-9 a couple of blocks from the crash site.


Hardeson


Editor’s Update 10:30 PM: A person of interest was taken into custody shortly after 10:00 PM after a homeowner in the neighborhood reported someone hiding in his garage. The K-9 unit tracked the person and found him hiding in the back of a car. He was checked by Everett Firefighters and detained by Everett Police. The roadway is now open again.

1st Post 9:40 PM:
Hardeson Road was closed Friday night after a serious injury hit and run crash sent two people to the hospital.

It happened around 8:30 PM as a car going northbound on Hardeson left the roadway in the 7700 block, struck a retaining wall and ended up in the middle of the street.

The driver ran off and two passengers were taken by medic units to Providence Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

A K-9 unit was brought in to search for the driver. As of this writing that search was ongoing.

Everett Police Traffic Detectives are processing the scene.

Anyone with information on the driver is asked to call the Everett Police Tip line at 425-257-8450.

The road is expected to re-open shortly after 10:00 PM.

Here are some MyEverettNews.com photos of the scene.


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